Guernsey and Brittany August 20th 2013 I’ve just come back from a week-long trip to Guernsey, St. Malo and Cancale. The only other time I visited the Channel Islands was to Jersey for my 30th birthday, and that was awhile ago! So, after getting back from the Vercors and spending a few days in Paris, I decided I'd visit this Anglo-Normand (as the French call the Channel Islands) island over the long August 15th weekend.
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Europe » Channel Islands » Guernsey » St Peter Port 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
Hilary Kaiser--a writer, blogger, cross-cultural trainer and retired academic-- shares her travel adventures with friends and family around the world. (See also www.hilarykaiser.com and www.hilarykaiser.wordpress.com). Author of "WW Voices: American GI's and the French Women Who Married Them" (a paperback and ebook available on Amazon.com and Smashwords) and "French War Brides in America."... full info