Westhill Country Hotel
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... br> St. Petersport.
does NOT belong the shipping area. Would you please change it to any other address near the town or city.
... cut off from German supply lines, the islanders were on the verge of starvation until the Red Cross ship, the Vega was allowed to land there.
Our next stop was the Underground Hospital. This was a huge underground complex built by the Germans using slave labor (mostly eastern Europeans). Although a few casualties from Normandy were brought there, they quickly found that the damp, dark underground was ...
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 ...
... or in the cockpit in the sun (also where I'm writing this right now).
On Wednesday we're heading west to the French coast again where we're going to anchor off a little island called Ile de Bréhat, as we've been rather over-indulgent with marinas over the past few days. We're a little concerned that everywhere will become impossibly busy over Easter, but there's nothing we can do about that so we'll just see what happens.
Farewell for now!
... inventive the mission is now complete! I'm packed and ready to hit the road!!!!!
The nerves and excitement have kicked in and it's all starting to feel very real - I'm actually going away for 4 months. I've resigned from my job of 4 years (and found a new one for my return). I've said goodbye to those that I won't now have an opportunity to see again before I leave, visas have been completed and the iPod updated with ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet