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... flight via Guernsey, train from Birmingham to Wolverhampton and the first part of my journey was over when Pat picked me up from the station. The pretty spring blossoms were very welcoming. An evening of final sorting before an early night. Alarms are set for 4.45am!!
We arrived in one piece and caught a taxi to the Hotel Savoy where Henry had a little nap and skipped dinner!
Tuesday dawned grey but not too bad, and several degrees cooler. We wandered into St Helier and looked around the shops and harbor area. The town itself was slightly disappointing, a mixture of french and milton keynes architecture, from quaint to functional reflecting a pragmatic approach ...
... the harbour wall and then along the promenade. It was beautiful with good views of the castle and village. Another interesting walker was a lady with a huge long haired black dog, almost the size of a Shetland pony.
Then the bus back to collect the cases, a walk into town, the bus to the airport and here we are waiting to board our plane back to everyday life again, but with ideas of where we think we are going next.
... feathers. Apparently this is to eat single cell plants and molluscs. There were a flock of Red breasted Geese on the lawn, very brightly coloured and tame.
Near the Manor House there was an exhibition about Gerald Durrell and the setting up of the Trust.
To finish off we had out tenner feast meal at Casa Mia, muscles and lobster linguini - very nice with the red wine.
... seemingly only inhabited for a few weeks during the year. Some of the more sumptuous villas are indeed owned by the rich and famous who come and go, but many of the apartments are occupied 12 months a year, mostly by ex-pats. There has been much development in and around Vale do Lobo over the last 23 years. Some of the beach restaurants and bars that we accessed via bumpy, undeveloped tracks, now have purpose built paved roads leading out to them and the ...