National Geographic : 1938 Mar
© National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph byB.Anthony Stewart ONCE A STILLY REFUGE FOR VICTOR HUGO, GUERNSEY'S CHIEF PORT BUSTLES INTOMATO SEASON The little town of St. Peter Port, and on the right side of the harbor, old Castle Cornet, overlook thequay where afleet oftrucks isbearing part of the annual crop of 28,000 tons of tomatoes to the docks, for shipment to England. While in exile here, thefamous French author wrote "Les Miserables," "Toilers of the Sea," and many of his poems. H. M. S . Nelson, on a good-will visit, anchors outside thebreakwater. Inthedistance, at the left, lies the island of Sark. Beyond the castle the dim outline of Jersey appears just above the horizon.