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. ...
... 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 ...
... taking it down would be useful about now. I thought back to my training and came up with a plan, of which only one problem it required a minium of 3 crew, It was then I remembered I was single handed for the next couple of weeks! By now the wind had increased again and with 8 knots of boatspeed and about 3 knots of current, our (Ground speed was 10 to 11 knots topping out at around 13). And not forgetting I was towing the dinghy with the outside loo in it, it ...
We've spent the last couple of days anchoring (a way of reining in the expenditure).
After a pleasant sail we anchored outside of St-Vaast-La-Hougue. When we got there there were quite a few boats at anchor, most were waiting for half tide so that they could get into the harbour. By night ffall there was four of us - 2 being catamarans.
The anchorage itself was very pleasant with islands on either side - the fortress ...
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?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility