Cheval Roc Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. John
Guernsey (Channel Islands) in July is spectacular with every nook and cranny being planted with hanging baskets and other floral displays...it was quite magical. We were blessed to have four days of perfect weather and hardly saw a cloud in all the time here - it was pleasantly warm without being too hot.
Ian was born in Guernsey and has the family of two Aunts still living here. We caught up with all the Brennan family ...
... lord) in his feudal hereditary role, all of whom are in conflict with the millionaire Barclay brothers who own the tiny island of Brechou. Interesting place with lots of history. Went by public bus (for £1) around Guernsey to get a feel for the place & stopped in the German Occupation Museum. The Channel Islands were the only British territory under German control during the Second World War & the story of life then is ...
Our first port of call was the island of Guernsey, just a bit north of France. While technically a part of the United Kingdom, the island certainly had a French feel to it (signs, food, etc). This was a tender port, which means that the ship can't pull right up to a dock but must anchor offshore a bit and the passengers use smaller boats to get from the Ruby Princess to shore. After disembarking our tender, we strolled around the ...
... back on the main road and easily find our next site at Chateau de Martragny. We get a very warm and informative welcome and soon get settled on a pitch with good TV reception (there are lots of trees) and a good free internet connection -success!
Perhaps we'll have another go at Bayeux tomorrow - our very last full ...
Friday 13th June. I left St Peters Port at about 0430 and headed out on the last couple of hours of favourable tide before 6 hours of adverse current heading towards St Malo, Then the tide was due to turn at about 1300 and the wind, which was very light was due to increase in the afternoon. Well it did increase and increase a lot to about force 5 when I realised I should have taken the spinnaker down half an hour ago, this was about the time I realised that a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking