A trip to the channel Isles

St-Peter-Port Travel Blog

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Mrs Fischer onboard! (Leaving Weymouth on the ferry)
March 31

Early early wake up to catch our ferries by 7am we left with the Condor ferries for a 2h sail to St-Peter-Port in Guernsey in a quite grey weather.

Once arrived we saw a strange city built on a hill in the cloud mist. It was also pretty windy and we were too early for the touristy season.
Basically we encountered a real sea-side temperature.

We walked around, visiting this city and so but also managed to cross the island to go to the other side have a different look. Floh wasn't so happy with the journey, wanting to go to museum or get information rather than just discovering at the moment itself. I always trust my intuition. That was a difference between us. Which brought some cold for a moment.

On the other side of the Island, it was more wild and rocky so there was more landscape.
Nice expensive Islander activities
Also plenty of the WWII tower built by the german against an invasion. Funny and strange.
There was this little island we could reach (Lahou Island) by foot at low tide, we started walking and arrived next to the old old mansion located on the island and read the information panel there... telling the walk around the island time and the tide hour. We noticed that the board said, leave the island 10 minutes ago if you want to make it before the high tide. We were we just crossed on low tide but then turned around and looked... shit!!!!!!!!!!!!
Half the path was already flooded we ran like hell and managed to cross it on some rocks still above water. Few minutes after we made it on the good side the whole path had disappeared beneath the water. It would have been a shitty situation.
Sea Cliche in St-Peter-Port


My ankle started to hurt too, I could barely walk without hurting myself. That must have been from the many miles walked the last 2 days. We also had enough, we caught a bus back to St-Peter-Port and went to a Café to write some postcard and have a drink before going to the ferry.

Then we still had about an hour to kill before boarding the ferries, looking at the people and just relaxing for a while and hop we were back in Weymouth. By 8pm there was no bus back to Poole, I tried to hitch but it didnt work at all. So we had to catch the train... expenses but it was paying back the money I owed to Floh.

We arrived nearly at the same time than our guest (HC: drybranch) in Branksome. After some short introduction we gathered into our flat.
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Mrs Fischer onboard! (Leaving Weym…
Mrs Fischer onboard! (Leaving Wey…
Nice expensive Islander activities
Nice expensive Islander activities
Sea Cliche in St-Peter-Port
Sea Cliche in St-Peter-Port
Thats a lot of Grabriels... St-Pet…
Thats a lot of Grabriels... St-Pe…
In St-Peter-Port Harbour
In St-Peter-Port Harbour
Walking towards the Fort
Walking towards the Fort
View over St-Peter-Port
View over St-Peter-Port
View at Large from St-Peter-Port J…
View at Large from St-Peter-Port …
Floh next to the fort
Floh next to the fort
Guernsey!
Guernsey!
Lighthouse - St-Peter-Port
Lighthouse - St-Peter-Port
Overview of St-Peter-Port (flohs …
Overview of St-Peter-Port (floh's…
Having a lunch at a bus stop (floh…
Having a lunch at a bus stop (flo…
The jetty of St-Peter-Port
The jetty of St-Peter-Port
View over the fort of St-Peter-Por…
View over the fort of St-Peter-Po…
St-Peter-Port Harbour (flohs pics)
St-Peter-Port Harbour (floh's pics)
Guernsey Flag over the fort (floh…
Guernsey Flag over the fort (floh…
A ferry arriving in St-Peter-Port …
A ferry arriving in St-Peter-Port…
me and floh on the a beach in West…
me and floh on the a beach in Wes…
Me searching things on the western…
Me searching things on the wester…
Taking pictures (flohs pics)
Taking pictures (floh's pics)
Nearly caught by the high tide! (f…
Nearly caught by the high tide! (…
View on the sea and its lighthouse
View on the sea and its lighthouse
Cliche in St-Pieter-Port
Cliche in St-Pieter-Port
Keep it Tidy
Keep it Tidy
Stinky toilet
Stinky toilet
brrr its windy and chill
brrr it's windy and chill
Me and Floh in Guernsey
Me and Floh in Guernsey
Landscape in the western part of G…
Landscape in the western part of …
Through a bunker
Through a bunker
Where the rest of the wall?
Where the rest of the wall?
The god of the island?
The god of the island?
Lahou Island - Guernsey
Lahou Island - Guernsey
Coast water - Guernsey
Coast water - Guernsey
Brown!
Brown!
St-Peter-Port
photo by: maplefanta