Cheval Roc Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. John
It was an ominous sign that the pharmacy had no Valium left in stock - the day before we set off. How relieved I was to find that the reason for our 4 hour delay was that our aircraft had been caught up in a lightening storm on the way over and needed to be checked for burns. I could definitely smell smoke during take off. Alas the flight was okay - apart from the elderly lady to my right. The persistent unpleasant smell of 'soiling' did lead to regular checks on ...
Into St Peter Port today and had a stroll around the shopping area and waterfront for a couple of hours. Had lunch in a nice Italian restaurant on the waterfront, fresh caught crayfish, prawns and crab meat, absolutely beautiful.
Went to a nice pub for a short sharpie while Joseph went to Cubs and then home for dinner, a nice relaxing day.
A drive around the island and a coupe of walks this morning up hill and down dale, saw an old observation post - battery built and used during the napoleonic wars. Also saw quite a few gunnery posts built by the Germans in the Second World War during the occupation.
A quiet relaxing afternoon was a pleasant relief from all the rushing around we have been doing.
... town with single lane roads and picturesque cottages.
We had a nice soup for lunch with a meat and cheese platter and the heavens opened up again, apparently saturday is a day off for the sun in Guernsey.
A quiet afternoon and off out to a seafood restaurant tonight for dinner, looking forward to that.
A slightly longer journey today, 50 miles, still all along the coast road up the western side of the Cotentin Peninsula. Lots of the way reminded us very much of Romney Marsh or Camber Sands. We had a stop in the dunes for a wander around to see the rocks that were supposed to be just off the shore, but couldn't see them for looking. Perhaps the sea has risen to cover them since the map was printed! ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking