Monday, 16 May 2016

A Sunday On Jersey

Sunday, the 8th of May, was our first full day on the island. Straight after breakfast (which was, by the way, delicious!) we ventured out, all set for a walk along the cliffs to Bonne Nuit Bay ("Good Night Bay").
But before starting out on the cliff path, we decided to have a more thorough look at our immediate surroundings. Here is what we saw:

Again, the view from our window:


Stepping out of the front door. The window you can see between the two trees is ours:


Two minutes down the road, and you're at the water's edge:
 

 Yellow gorse against a blue sky - my kind of picture:


 Looking back from the end of the road towards the former hotel (now standing empty) with the "Black Dog" (pub) at the right and the beach café at the left side of the building:


View from the other side of the pier:
 

A red spider:


Fort Leicester, no public access:



A windblown Librarian.
It was the perfect day for a hike along the cliffs, and you'll see where we walked in my next post.

20 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous place!!! Simply stunning. And those views...!

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    1. Wait until you see the cliff path!

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  2. I love the "windblown librarian!"

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    1. Photographing the photographer :-)

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  3. What terrific photos, warm greetings to you!

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    1. Thank you! Easy to take terrific photos of such a beautiful place :-)

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  4. It looks lovely and serene. It wasn't crowded at all?

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    1. Not where we were, no. In town (where we went a few times), it was fairly busy with tourists and islanders going about their sightseeing, shopping and work.

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    2. I like the peacefulness of the part you were in.

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    3. So did we, that was what we had been looking for.

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  5. When walking along the cliffs in Jersey you should wear a jersey. Cardigans should only be worn when walking by Cardigan Bay in Wales.

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    1. Sorry for having gone against the dress code...
      What mattered most to me about walking along the cliffs was the right kind of footwear.

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  6. Wow! You found a wonderful location. And it's always special being by the ocean.

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  7. Even with the light behind I can see the happiness in the face of the windblown Librarian. Be happy!

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    1. Thank you, Graham! It was just one of many happy moments in a happy week.

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  8. It looks both charming and peaceful. And you look so happy! A lovely post.

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  9. Such a beautiful place. Did you rent a car? What side of the road do they drive on?

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    1. They drive on the left, like in the UK. We did not rent a car, and although it would have been really convenient sometimes, I am glad we didn't :-)

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