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John De Carteret's Snapshots

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  1. Fortifications

    Snapshot Title: Fortifications
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Elizabeth Castle, Jersey, and members of the 1781 Jersey Militia Artillery Detachment.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Modern WW2 bunker, surmounts 16th Century version!



  2. The Colonel

    Snapshot Title: The Colonel
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Elizabeth Castle, Jersey, and members of the 1781 Jersey Militia Artillery Detachment.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Keeping a watchful eye over his troops.



  3. Gunner 2

    Snapshot Title: Gunner 2
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Elizabeth Castle, Jersey, and members of the 1781 Jersey Militia Artillery Detachment.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    He's amused!



  4. Gunner T

    Snapshot Title: Gunner T
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Elizabeth Castle, Jersey, and members of the 1781 Jersey Militia Artillery Detachment.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    The "pricker man" for the 6 pounder



  5. Diving

    Snapshot Title: Diving
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Kayaking at Les Minquiers
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Looking for a fish



  6. Sailing

    Snapshot Title: Sailing
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Kayaking at Les Minquiers
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    just sailing by



  7. Seagull

    Snapshot Title: Seagull
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Kayaking at Les Minquiers
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    just waiting for a meal



  8. Jersey Kayak Adventures

    Snapshot Title: Jersey Kayak Adventures
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Kayaking at Les Minquiers
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Our host



  9. Blue dragon

    Snapshot Title: Blue dragon
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey Battle of Flowers, preparation before the night parade.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Blue "haiors tail" grass heads on white chrysanthemum flower heads



  10. Dragon

    Snapshot Title: Dragon
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey Battle of Flowers, preparation before the night parade.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Hand crafted design using individual dyed "hairs tail" grass heads



  11. Frog

    Snapshot Title: Frog
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey Battle of Flowers, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Easy to miss small details



  12. A glint in the eye

    Snapshot Title: A glint in the eye
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey Battle of Flowers, UK
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Detail from the float, colours created with dyed "hair's tail" grasses.



  13. Rope and tackle

    Snapshot Title: Rope and tackle
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Eleonora
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Everything neatly coiled and ready for use.



  14. Ship's bell

    Snapshot Title: Ship's bell
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Eleonora
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A replica of the original bell, which was salvaged from the dark waters of Hurd Deep, and now rests in Jersey Museum



  15. Jersey

    Snapshot Title: Jersey
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Eleonora
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Just visiting, but we'll be back.



  16. Flag

    Snapshot Title: Flag
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Eleonora
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Flying proudly...



  17.  Les Iles Chausey

    Snapshot Title: Les Iles Chausey
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville and St Clements overview.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    French "offshore" reef a popular destination for sailors.



  18. Le Rocquier School

    Snapshot Title: Le Rocquier School
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville and St Clements overview.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    New build



  19. St Clements Primary School

    Snapshot Title: St Clements Primary School
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville and St Clements overview.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    New build.



  20. Seymour Tower

    Snapshot Title: Seymour Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville and St Clements overview.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Built a year after the "Battle of Jersey" to repel French invasion and now available for overnight stay's!



  21. Icho Tower

    Snapshot Title: Icho Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville and St Clements overview.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Offshore fortification



  22. Le Hocq Tower

    Snapshot Title: Le Hocq Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Grouville and St Clements overview.
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Jersey east coast.



  23. Enjoying the day.

    Snapshot Title: Enjoying the day.
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey Fishermans Festival 2010
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Were you there?



  24. No fishing today!

    Snapshot Title: No fishing today!
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Jersey Fishermans Festival 2010
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Just plenty of bunting.



  25. St Aubin's Harbour

    Snapshot Title: St Aubin's Harbour
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Overlooking South Pier, St Helier Harbour, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    The quaint (and the earliest) harbour of St Aubin.



  26. Airport Control Tower

    Snapshot Title: Airport Control Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Overlooking South Pier, St Helier Harbour, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A new building, so new in fact, thats it's still not operational! But what a view, just a pity that the invitation to rercord a 360° Gigapan inside it, didn't materialise (thanks Paul) !



  27. St Aubins Fort

    Snapshot Title: St Aubins Fort
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Overlooking South Pier, St Helier Harbour, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Another fortification



  28. Fortification

    Snapshot Title: Fortification
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Overlooking South Pier, St Helier Harbour, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Atop Elizabeth Castle



  29. Noirmont Point

    Snapshot Title: Noirmont Point
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Overlooking South Pier, St Helier Harbour, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    navigation beacon



  30. WWII lookout.

    Snapshot Title: WWII lookout.
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Overlooking South Pier, St Helier Harbour, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A relic of WWii german occupation



  31. MV "The Southern Bay Rose"

    Snapshot Title: MV "The Southern Bay Rose"
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Overlooking South Pier, St Helier Harbour, Jersey
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Fancy a day trip cruising the Jersey south coast ?



  32. Demi des Pas beacon

    Snapshot Title: Demi des Pas beacon
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Green Island
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A navigational beacon that guides shipping into St Helier Harbour (capital of Jersey) from the south east. An extremely rocky shore !



  33. Green Island

    Snapshot Title: Green Island
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Green Island
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    The grassy mound that gives the area it's name, also known as La Motte. A Neolithic cairn and middens have been found there and investigated. There are also some archaeological remains of a cemetery ...



  34. Les Minquiers

    Snapshot Title: Les Minquiers
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Green Island
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    A very small part of Les Minquiers reef (pronounced minkies) 9 miles (13 K) south of Jersey. At low tide the area uncovered is larger than the island of Jersey itself !



  35. Rock pooling

    Snapshot Title: Rock pooling
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Green Island
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Exploring the shore.



  36. Icho Tower

    Snapshot Title: Icho Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Green Island
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Jersey east coast (a RAMSAR site) a recent kayak ing trip.



  37. Seymour Tower

    Snapshot Title: Seymour Tower
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Green Island
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Jersey east coast (a RAMSAR site) with the cast of France behind.



  38. Bag of tricks

    Snapshot Title: Bag of tricks
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: Not A Bean
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    Is this an alien that has crash landed?



  39. La Hague, France

    Snapshot Title: La Hague, France
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My Les Ecrehous 360 (3 of 3)
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    Nuclear fuel reprocessing plant



  40. Carteret

    Snapshot Title: Carteret
    Taken by: John De Carteret

    Image: My Les Ecrehous 360 (3 of 3)
    Image Owner: John De Carteret



    Description:

    entrance to the harbour at Carteret, France



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