4th June 2016: Jersey

Day one in Jersey was a wander around St Hellier, followed by (the reason for our trip), Nerina Pallot in concert
Glasgow airport  First in the queue ... didn't mean to be but still managed it Liberation Square  Statue erected in 1995 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jersey's liberation from Nazi occupation Le Petit Train  aka Le Petit Train Steam Clock  listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the World's largest steam clock
Steam Clock  is a full-scale replica of the centre section of a paddle steamboat named the Ariadne Maritime Museum Maritime Museum Maritime Museum
St Helier Marina  North Quay St Helier Marina  North Quay La Route de la Libération St Hellier map
Elizabeth Marina Elizabeth Marina St. Aubin’s Bay  views across St. Aubin’s Bay views towards Elizabeth Marina Breakwater and Elizabeth Castle St. Aubin’s Bay  from St Helier
St. Aubin’s Bay  from St Helier Freedom Tree  by Richard Perry.  Erected in 2005 to commemorate 60 years since the Liberation of Jersey St. Aubin’s Bay  from Elizabeth Marina Breakwater Elizabeth Castle  from Elizabeth Marina Breakwater
St. Aubin’s Bay  from Elizabeth Marina Breakwater Elizabeth Castle  from Elizabeth Marina Breakwater Elizabeth Marina  from Elizabeth Marina Breakwater Castle Ferry  to save us a walk across the sand to Elizabeth Castle
Castle Ferry  From the inside Castle Ferry  Harbour views from the ferry Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle  "wait I'm not ready" Elizabeth Castle  "ready now" Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle  Bringing out the big guns! Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle  During the Second World War the Germans, who occupied the Channel Islands, modernised the castle with guns, bunkers and battlements Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions
Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle  Seagull enjoying the views Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle  The Lower Ward Elizabeth Castle  Long terrace on the right is the barrack building
Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle  The Lower Ward Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions
Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions Elizabeth Castle  Second World War newspaper Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions Elizabeth Castle  Second World War newspaper
Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle
Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions Elizabeth Castle  Part of the Second World War additions Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle  Mr and Mrs Rooster
Elizabeth Castle  Mr and Mrs Rooster Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland
Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland
Elizabeth Castle  Waiting for the boat back to the mainland Elizabeth Castle  and here it is! Lunch  Wee cuppa tea Lunch  ... and Breakfast combined
Les Jardins de la Mer  Sculpture in fountain is called Swimmers II and is by Philip Jackson Les Jardins de la Mer Les Jardins de la Mer Les Jardins de la Mer
Les Jardins de la Mer Liberty Wharf The Flying Jersey Girl  statue by Rowan Gillespie The Flying Jersey Girl  This statue of a naked girl flying through the air represents women's freedom achieved after World War II and rotates as it responds to the wind
Jersey Tourist Information Centre  Well I bought a bus ticket from him! Esplanade Le Sueur Obelisk  erected in memory of Pierre Le Sueur, reforming Constable of St Helier The States Building  in Royal Square
George II Statue  in the Royal Square is the zero milestone from which all distances in Jersey are measured Royal Court House  in Royal Square Royal Court House  in Royal Square Jersey Market
Jersey Market Jersey Market P1020587f St. Helier Methodist Centre  formerly known as Wesley Grove Methodist church
Jersey Mechanics Institute Social Club Millennium Park Millennium Park Millennium Park
Hotel de France Hotel de France Hotel de France Hotel de France
Hotel de France Hotel de France 'Jersey Cow'  Bronze sculpture by John McKenna in West's Center Bath Street  With bunting
St. Aubin’s Bay  and Elizabeth Castle Elizabeth Castle  at High Tide St. Aubin’s Bay Parade Gardens  General Don statue by Pierre Alfred Robinet
Jersey Opera House Jersey Opera House Jersey Opera House Jersey Opera House
Jersey Opera House  View from the front row to upstairs Jersey Opera House  view from the front row Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House
Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House
Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House Nerina Pallot  at Jersey Opera House
Jersey by night  Quiet walk home from the concert Jersey by night  steps up to my hotel Jersey by night  and we've made it