Travel Blogs from St. Helier
... even though the tide was out and we had to walk 500 metres to the sea it was worth it! Back to "the most popular bathers" shop in the British Isles 2012/2013/2014 to buy just another pair...oh, and a little bit of shopping in the VAT free St Peter Port.
We were fortunate to be able to have the time to assist Jane with her ongoing plans for retirement of which she has three desires to supplement the family budget.
... of island history. This was a bicentennial project & are beautifully done. Our day in Sark was another step back in time to a place with no cars, where all transport is by tractor, bicycle, horse & cart or shank's pony. We had a tractor pull us, in a tram, up from the port & then had a horse & cart ride for a couple of hours around much of the main island. The island is administered by a parliament of 26 elected plus ...
... 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. ...
... the one-way system in the middle of Bayeux.
I spot a 'toutes directions' sign and we get the hell out of there, toute de suite!
Several years ago we visited the D-day beaches and museums ( except Utah) and visited the huge American Cemetery at Omaha Beach. It was a very moving experience. When you look at ...
... 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 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center