Friday, May 24, 2019

May 2019 - Alderney

Off to meet up with fellow Jester sailor John Willis, owner of Pippin and to continue my exploration of Victorian and Nazi fortifications covering the south eastern side of the Island. On this trip I walked the eastern half of the south coast.

John, a native of Alderney heading home to Guernsey in his Francis Pilothouse cutter. The picture was later the main picture in John's account of the 2019 Jester Challenge in Yachting monthly.

Longy Bay with Fort Raz top right with France behind.

Fort Hournet Herbe

Alderney lighthouse and on the left "The Odeon", a Nazi lookout bunker.

Fort Les Hommeaux Florains

Aldern's war memorial. With the central plaque for all Foreign Labout
who died in Alderney
"They also Served"

The shipping lanes were rather busy on the way home. Sancerre is the
Blue dot heading north east.
Slide show:
2019 May - Alderney