Travel Blogs from Guadeloupe

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île de graff.., Gosier, Guadeloupe travel blog

île de graff..

A travel blog entry by kris

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... stay on the right after junctions, obviously as always the local girls distract my attention when i'm driving but now here in Guadeloupe they have magnificent murals and pieces all over the town, i particulaly love characters in street art and here they ...

Hiking on Basse terre, Basse terre, Guadeloupe travel blog

Hiking on Basse terre

A travel blog entry by kris

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Yesterday i managed to wake up somehow at 6 oclock in the morning, the sky was getting light so i thought sod it, i'm up i might alswell go a climb that volcano, after getting washed, ready, stopping quickly for some petite dejenay (spelling?) and then ...

Arrival, Gosier, Guadeloupe travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by mkouletio

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We flew in to Pointe-a-Pitre airport on American Eagle from San Juan at 2pm greeted by a gush of tropically heated air. The airport is very new and reminded us of the new terminals at Charles de Gaulle in Paris. We quickly rushed through immigration ...

Day in Pointe a Pitre, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe travel blog

Day in Pointe a Pitre

A travel blog entry by mkouletio

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... place in Guadeloupe with her three children. Kai, the name of a Beninoise who is the third daughter has been living in Guadeloupe since she was three years old and only recently has had contact with her father who is my husband's uncle. Anyways, to ...

Mot södern, Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe travel blog

Mot södern

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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... kan göra och vill inte uppleva detta. På St Martin sjönk 350 båtar och hela bostadsområden blev förstörda.  Guadeloupe är en mycket grön ö och det regnar en hel del. Vi skall göra en rundtur med hyrbil och besöka vattenfallen och ...

Farewell Guadeloupe, Gosier, Guadeloupe travel blog

Farewell Guadeloupe

A travel blog entry by mkouletio

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There is a buzzing restaurant called Zeina located just across the street from the Casino in Gosier where tourists escape the bore of hotel buffets. Zeina has been open for the past 3 months and serves great food with Moroccan/Senegalese influnce ...

It Could Be Worse..., Basse-terre, Guadeloupe travel blog

It Could Be Worse...

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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... Nike factory and less and less like the nice Caribbean adventure I had envisioned! WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 ROSEAU, DOMINICA TO BASSE-TERRE, GUADELOUPE After a quick breakfast it was up on the deck for our trip to Guadeloupe. Once we got out of the harbor the ...

Tamaran to Saint Isles, Terre des Hauts, Guadeloupe travel blog

Tamaran to Saint Isles

A travel blog entry by mkouletio

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... , we treated ourselves to a full-day Tamaran boat trip down to Saint Iles which is one of the four smaller islands of Guadeloupe located just south of Grand-Terre on the main island. We travelled with two-dozen tourists from our hotel on a boat called ...

Days 83-85: Sailing Sailing and More Sailing, Deshaies, Guadeloupe travel blog

Days 83-85: Sailing Sailing and More Sailing

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... we didn't get caught in ash, there was no doubt it was active with the pungen sulphuric smell engulphing us.  Next island: Guadeloupe. It rose over the horizon and looked so inviting so we decided it was time to stop. We dropped the hook late in the ...

Arrival in Guadeloupe!, Pointe-ā-Pitre, Guadeloupe travel blog

Arrival in Guadeloupe!

A travel blog entry by ayack

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Spanning en sensatie op Guadeloupe..., Point-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe travel blog

Spanning en sensatie op Guadeloupe...

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

... . Als Wouter en Mia weer weg zijn genieten we na van meegebrachte boeken, kleding en onderdelen, bezoeken een vulkaankrater op Guadeloupe en toeren veel op onze brommer. Naarmate we de Caribische eilanden volgen buigen we langzaam meer naar het westen en ...

Quickly to St Martin, Marigot, Guadeloupe travel blog

Quickly to St Martin

A travel blog entry by ayack

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I went away from the Gwada cause it wasn't a place to stay easily and to stick around the marina at the same time, so i decided to head north toward St Martin. I look for boats for 2 entire days but i got more lucky with the charters. They always need ...

almost a month in St martin - working on shipyard, Marigot, Guadeloupe travel blog

almost a month in St martin - working on shipyard

A travel blog entry by ayack

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Ticking off the miles, Terre de Haut, Guadeloupe travel blog

Ticking off the miles

A travel blog entry by questmiller

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... uncomfortable, we decided to head south to "Les Saintes", a group of small islands part of, but south of the big island of Guadeloupe. We anchored in a small cove near "Le Pain De Sucre" (Sugar Loaf) which had deep, clear water. To investigate further, ...

Every bodies Story, Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe travel blog

Every bodies Story

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

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Perhaps it is because of the profession I chose or maybe it is because I am just a freak this way, but I am fascinated by the way the human body works. I love the way it is so complex, that the smallest malfunction can create utter chaos, in many cases ...

Fears, Pointe-Noire, Congo travel blog

Fears

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

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The story I am about to tell may seem a little ridiculous to you and I but for many people in the Congo it is a reality. A paediatric patient on our ward was due to go to theatre but when the time came to take his pre-med he refused. When it came time ...

Clear waters and rolling seas, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe travel blog

Clear waters and rolling seas

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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Settling down for the night in beautiful nature park we realise we could be in for a rolly night. So best way to assess it - go a shore have a few beers and see if it is still noticeable when we get back! Sun downers over and yes we are still bobbing ...

Back with the Saints, Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe travel blog

Back with the Saints

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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A good sail south and arrived in our favourite little anchorage in time for some snorkelling and a swim before dusk. Stu the lure failed to perform yet again so Roast Beef for dinner instead - Eric offers to cook with a ...

Isle De Gosier, Le Gosier, Guadeloupe travel blog

Isle De Gosier

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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Heading North east we aim back for the mainland and have a dry sail, dodging a lot of rain clouds on route. Best news of the day - Stu finally catches a 2 foot whopper! Barracuda for tea tonight with a little wine, lemon and herbs. Bad news - jelly fish ...

Plastic surgery, Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe travel blog

Plastic surgery

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

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Paulina is like any other active 3 year old, except for the scars that cover the left side of her body. After an accident, burns which cover her left leg and run all the way up her torso began to heal without appropriate medical care. As her body ...

Birthday, Deshaies, Guadeloupe travel blog

Birthday

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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It's my birthday, some would say its that everyday but today it is for real, presents of new swimming shorts and a pair of very cool expensive shades from Sal topped with a champagne breakfast Hmmmm cheep sparking wine that exploded over Sal breakfast.. ...

Long Sail, Deshaies, Guadeloupe travel blog

Long Sail

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

... for Eric - Sally pushed him out of bed at 6.15 and we were away by 7.30. Weather as promised and easy sail across to Guadeloupe and happily anchored before dark. Launched Stu our first lure on route but thing he was a bit water shy - no supper for Sal ...

Lesson On route, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe travel blog

Lesson On route

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... and general French conversation was all good value, but now we don't know what to way! Sandra explains that much of Guadeloupe and Caribbean had utilsed fertilizers that had been banned in Europe for a long time and had contaminated their soil so now the ...

Storm Bound, Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe travel blog

Storm Bound

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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Another day here so we head off on a hike to the .north side of the Island! Lovely views and big ...

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A "normal" day in Pointe Noire

A travel blog entry by erin_smolders

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This Is A Drill According to international maritime law, crew aboard the ship need to complete a certain number of successful fire drills over a 1 year period. For this reason we attend regular fire drills throughout the weeks. If you are working on the ...

Maintenance and Dinner out, Deshaies, Guadeloupe travel blog

Maintenance and Dinner out

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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After the eventful few days we decided to ditsy in Deshaies for a day or two and take stock so Eric decides to take Sal out to dinner - with Ellisa in eye shot obviously !! Dougle got his monthly bath and we fixed his leaked so we now have dry feet when ...

Interesting day, Deshaies, Guadeloupe travel blog

Interesting day

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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Visiting the chemist, library, launderette,shop and the undertakers to practice our French with Sandra we are not sure if we have ordered a marble tombstone or just got a white washed casket but the French lessons are very interesting! Ended up in the ...

Ah Oui, Deshaies, Guadeloupe travel blog

Ah Oui

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... glass of wine or two at lunch. Interesting reading today the news in the Metro - fiat shoes are back in fashion. Seems like Guadeloupe got the message and in typical French style try to add to the trend - 2 different coloured flat shoes it is! Back for ...

Reality, Ste. Anne, Guadeloupe travel blog

Reality

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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Having had a sleepless night we decide to have a lazy day on the beach, clean Dougle and try and find his slow leak which has meant he has a flat bottom far too often. Laying back and relaxing Eric suddenly goes for a quick swim as Sal notices Dougle has ...

Great Sail, Basse-terre, Guadeloupe travel blog

Great Sail

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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Up early and decide to head back towards Isle de Saints and work out new strategy where we could learn French! Sal speaks with the Tutor we were supposed to have and he suggests Gosier is not a place to stay too long. If we wanted to go into a Marina in ...

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