The Savoy Jersey
Travel Blogs from St. Helier
... St. Peter Port. We ended up visiting the house where Victor Hugo lived when he wrote Les Miserables. I can see how this would be an inspiring location! This evening was one of 2 formal nights on the ship. We dressed up, had our picture taken, watched the champagne waterfall, listened to the captain's speech, and had a wonderful dinner. After dinner we caught a show and had a nightcap and a dance at one of the bars on the ship. ...
Another beautiful morning as we set off down the coast, heading to our final stop. We had planned to spend our last night(s) in the Aire in Ouistreham, near the ferry. But Rob really, really wants to see the 2 World cup semi finals, which means we need electricity......
So we have found a site in the grounds of a chateau, ...
... To cut a long story short, especially as this post is basically to say I have arrived safely, the spinnaker came down and came down dry, bit of a result really!
I will have to go now will add more when time allows, got to victual up before the shops shut.
I will add some photos later, adios or should I say adieu. Or even bye for now.
Final words locked into basin verban in St Malo at 2145 last night so the journeytook me 18 hours, I slept well last ...
... evening was calm, besides the odd roll from the wake of passing fishing boats.
The next day we proceeded to Omonville La Rogue which is west of Cherbourg. To get there we went through the race / overfalls at around 7-8 knots which cut down the time spend on the way. We were hoping to anchor in the bay but the designated area had been taken up by buoys - so we took one of the visitor buoys for the night.
It wasn't ...
So that concludes my first blog and brings me to this point - only one more full day before I leave on the adventure of a life time!
So now I bid a fond farewell to the island I call my home and all my family and friends. I will try my best to keep in touch with you all (wifi permitting of course), and you never know I may even resort to the age old tradition of a post card or two!
Till the next ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking