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St. Vincent & the Grenadines

2017-09-14T09:49:22-07:00March 14th, 2011|Caribbean|

Dipping in after our dive - amazing purple, green and yellow coralDoes Apple have an anti-sand app?Incredible that there is wi-fi here, with only 2,000 inhabitants.

Hot! Hot! St. Lucia

2017-09-14T09:49:23-07:00March 12th, 2011|Caribbean|

Sulphur HOT springs - I could hardly stand 107 degrees.  Yowzah!Applying the local sulphur mud -good for what ails you (mosquito bites)!The Grand Pitons - a rope assisted hikeMike wants to do next time.  Who's IN?!

Antigua…

2017-09-14T09:49:23-07:00March 12th, 2011|Caribbean|

Horseshoe crabRocking to Bob Marley on the snorkel cruise :)The famous Maltese Falcon - all aluminum, computerized sailing yacht,  289 ft. long.Sails can fully unfurl in 6 minutes, detectwind speed/direction and auto-adjust!This trip is enough to turn [...]

Action packed Antigua

2017-09-14T09:49:23-07:00March 12th, 2011|Caribbean|

Bustling Saturday market, alive with music and localsVC Bird, first Prime Minister of Antigua,beloved by its people, fought for Antigua'sindependence from BritainSome rough parts of town!The famous Antiguan "black" pineapple... yum!

Sunset in Nevis

2017-09-14T09:49:23-07:00March 10th, 2011|Caribbean|

Oh, no!  Are we halfway through this trip already?!Our super "luxe" transport to the planetowed by a tractor!!!One of the most beautiful sunsetswe've ever seen! Taken from the ferry from Nevisto St. Kitts.

Monkey business in St. Kitts

2017-09-14T09:49:24-07:00March 6th, 2011|Caribbean|

Nuff said!View from our lovely stone cottage at Ottley's, former sugar plantation.  Hey, hey the monkeys outnumber people 2:1 here! They were brought by sailors from West Africa as pets.  Now monkeys devour island crops.  Despite thefact that St. [...]

Even More French St. Barth’s

2017-09-14T09:49:24-07:00March 5th, 2011|Caribbean|

The entire island is only 8 square miles of uberchic.Oooo!  La! La!  Very fashionable!St. Barth airport, rated the 3rd most dangerous com'l airport in the world.  Pilots have to have an instructor take them up for 10 [...]

Tres French St Martin

2017-09-14T09:49:24-07:00March 5th, 2011|Caribbean|

"Foie Gras": duck liver pate.  "A Volunte": all you can eat.Rum is THE drink here - a byproduct of long gone sugarcane days...Mike staying fit walking the beach - back and forth, back and forth. Did [...]

St Martin History

2017-09-14T09:49:24-07:00February 28th, 2011|Caribbean|

An island of only 38 square miles, with 2 countries! The St Martin side of the island is governed by France, and the St Maarten side is governed by the Netherlands. Talk about a contentious [...]