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Statue of Napoleon at the entrance to the marina in Cherbourg
Guernsey - Cherbourg ... Freakin' SCARY!!!

July 29th 2010
we left Guernsey early and headed for cherbourg. Mike had been warned that the Alderney Races (narrow channel between Alderney and Cap De la Hague notorious for rip tides and dodgy sea) could be difficult and should be negotiated a good way from the headland. He set our course for 8 miles off the coast of France and headed out. Initially the fast flowing tides helped us and sent us flying along a ... read more
Europe » Channel Islands » Guernsey » St Peter Port

Channel Islander Flag The island of Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II.... ... read more
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