Travel Blogs from Saint Lucia

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reservations, Saint Lucia, South Africa travel blog

reservations

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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Of course you can't go to Africa without visiting the animals. And I did. I went to Hluhluwe game reserve near St Lucia, a coastal village about 300 km north of Durban. There I was persuaded to go whale watching too. The Addo Elephant National Park, a ...

Watch out for the Hippos!, Saint Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Watch out for the Hippos!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... of things next to her so high that it reached the roof of the car. What a state! But we happily headed north to St Lucia, about 3 hours drive north of Durban and arrived early evening. We found a hotel which did us a super deal for only £15 per person ...

Hippo Resting Place, Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa travel blog

Hippo Resting Place

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Next stop the town of St. Lucia, which during the summer (our winter) is a happening ...

Pirate Call centres, rum tum,  big fruit, Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia travel blog

Pirate Call centres, rum tum, big fruit

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... sort of strange Pirate Call centre, answering phones! A bizarre experience. Check the pictures to see Next day we sailed for St. Lucia, just in time for a saturday night out! The locals call it 'liming', in Bristol we call it 'going out', hmmm cultural ...

Crocs and apple pie! A good day in KZN, St. Lucia Estuary and town, South Africa travel blog

Crocs and apple pie! A good day in KZN

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... . What happened to the sun? But we went up on deck nonetheless, huddled into a corner and set about seeing the wonderful St. Lucia birds. Everything seemed a bit glum, roosting, trying to get out of the wind and rain. So although we saw plenty of fish ...

land of the Pitons, Gros Inlet and Soufriere, Saint Lucia travel blog

land of the Pitons

A travel blog entry by kris

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Once St.Lucian immigration saw my wristband i was let straight through without a passport stamp which i like getting but hopefully won't be a problem leaving the country either. I walked out of the airport and asked the tourist board 'how do the locals ...

F'ing mozzies, Soufriere, Saint Lucia travel blog

F'ing mozzies

A travel blog entry by kris

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... i'm away for a couple of weeks more to stop them thinking i'm a cash cow or loaded.. i stayed my last night on St. lucia in Castries, it is a nice place in the downtown area recommened by a polish traveller i met in st.vincent.. the first 20metres of ...

St Lucia And Her Pitons Charm Us., Castries, Saint Lucia travel blog

St Lucia And Her Pitons Charm Us.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... sugar, cocoa, and bananas and travelled through picturesque and mountainous jungle scenery with the famous Pitons peeking through. Visiting St. Lucia's "drive in volcano" the only one of its type in the Caribbean was also exciting.  At the ...

Water Park Drive, KwaNibela, South Africa travel blog

Water Park Drive

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We took a day trip up the coast to Cape Vidal National Park. Spotted some hippos, rino and great ...

Walking with the Hippos, Sleeping with the Birds, St Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Walking with the Hippos, Sleeping with the Birds

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... brother with the live, squiggling tail in his hands.  One morning, we set off on a hippo tour of the St-Lucia wetlands; ticking off another UNESCO site from the list.   We were quite entertained by the guide who could switch from ...

No wildlife in St. Lucia!, The Greater Saint Lucia Wetland Park, Port Vidal, South Africa travel blog

No wildlife in St. Lucia!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... hits you on the road. Am I in an old time movie house? Has the projector gone wrong? As I got closer to St. Lucia the traffic became aggressive. Suddenly there were lots of small trucks pulling boats on trailers, SUV's packed to the brim with children ...

ICC Cricket World Cup - Semi Finals, Gros Inlet, Saint Lucia travel blog

ICC Cricket World Cup - Semi Finals

A travel blog entry by tommy

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A Slice of Heaven, Saint Lucia, Saint Lucia travel blog

A Slice of Heaven

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... the Colonial Period.  St Lucia and Pigeon Island were hotly contest by the English and the French over the years.  St Lucia ownership actually passed back and forth between the two countries 14 times!  Pigeon Island is not so much an island ...

Another detour, Saint Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Another detour

A travel blog entry by maia

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... just a wee bit off.  Clare and I had a wonderful three days together exploring all of the amazing parks and wetlands around St. Lucia.  We rented a car and headed off to Cape Vidal one day, doing dirt track game drives along the way.  We ...

On our way.....take off....touch down......arrival, Saint Lucia, Saint Lucia travel blog

On our way.....take off....touch down......arrival

A travel blog entry by gerry_mary_k

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Well 4:00 am came early.  Mary was too excited to sleep well, but Gerry did a little better. We completed the three S's (a saying of Mary's Dad's) (shave, shower, shit), the car was packed with our Toronto luggage and coats and we were in the lobby ...

Hey, I never get seasick... Yeah right!, Soufriere, Saint Lucia travel blog

Hey, I never get seasick... Yeah right!

A travel blog entry by krox

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The start of the trip was very rough sailing from St. Lucia to Bequia (St. Vincent and the Grenadines.) We had 3-4 meters of waves, a lot of wind and we kept broaching because of sudden changes of the wave patterns. (Broaching is taking in water in the ...

2 hour stop in St Lucia en route to Dominica, Castries, Saint Lucia travel blog

2 hour stop in St Lucia en route to Dominica

A travel blog entry by simone.felix

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My next stop from Barbados was St Lucia. Well anyone who knows me well knows that one of my best friends Bev, is a St Lucian in and out so naturally when I landed in her hometown I couldn't resist giving her a call.  She was at work in London at the ...

You put the lime in the coconut, Castries, Saint Lucia travel blog

You put the lime in the coconut

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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... at the top of the Island. We paid our dollars (it is National Trust) and headed in. OK the History bit. St Lucia has been occupied fourteen times alternating between the French and the British before finally ending up as British in the 19th Century until ...

Soufriere, Soufrière, Saint Lucia travel blog

Soufriere

A travel blog entry by kstubbs97

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... influx of cruise ship tourists. Went to the grocery store across the road and bought a bottle of Chairman’s Reserve ("Finest St Lucia Rum") and some Seagram’s Ginger Ale and am now sitting at the desk in my room under the air conditioning unit ...

In Search of Pirates... or Johnny Depp., Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia travel blog

In Search of Pirates... or Johnny Depp.

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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... omen for the rest of the trip, my flight from runway-challenged JFK actually took off on time and arrived in warm & sunny St. Lucia 20 minutes early. I was greeted at the airport by Peter - a cab driver our captain, Norman, sends to pick up new crew ...

Coast & NP's, Saint Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Coast & NP's

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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Ithala to St Lucia, St Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Ithala to St Lucia

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... on the accident. Shame if anyone else needed assistance! Booked into the apartment we are using at The Bridge at St Lucia - 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large living area fitted out beautifully with all necessary mod cons! 2 loads of washing done ...

Day 1 St Lucia, St Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Day 1 St Lucia

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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Went to visit the new Western Shores part of the iSimangeliso Wetlands Park. A well laid out park but drove around for quite some time before seeing any animals. After much rain during the last few weeks the vegetation was very lush and the grass ...

Day 2 St Lucia, St Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Day 2 St Lucia

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... we watched a stork pick a frog out of the water, obviously his lunch!   Having booked for a cruise along the St Lucia estuary we went back to the apartment late afternoon for a rest and swim. By this time we were experiencing thunder and lightning ...

Kort rapport, Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia travel blog

Kort rapport

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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Vi är just nu i Rodney Bay på St Lucia. En plats där engelska flottan hade sitt centrum i Karibien. Idag en modern lyxig plats med full av privata lägenheter med egen brygga med plats för båten och en stor modern marina och varv. Allt är anlagt i ...

Three little birds, Castries, Saint Lucia travel blog

Three little birds

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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Poor old Lucky! He must think is name is Lucky NO! His default setting is - If you don't know what it is, try eating it! Either from  when he was born , or as a result of his staircase trauma, he's got a gurney hip, which means he shuffles around ...

Day 4 St Lucia, St Lucia, South Africa travel blog

Day 4 St Lucia

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... water level was much higher than our last visit. There was very little foreshore visible but birds such as storks, heron, ducks and teal were evident. Returning to St Lucia we ate home-made bobotie that we couldn't have yesterday due to the power outage. ...

Sodwana Bay, Sodwana Bay, South Africa travel blog

Sodwana Bay

A travel blog entry by flyphishn

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From Jozini i took a long, long, very bad road to Sodwana.  By the time i got to Sodwana i had driven 150kms on dirt roads in africa in a small toyota tazz.  Not recommended by anyone, for sanity or safety.  As you can see the road was ...

Sunday in St Lucia, Saint Lucia, Saint Lucia travel blog

Sunday in St Lucia

A travel blog entry by gerry_mary_k

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We started the day off with breakfast on the balcony again, at 8:00 am.  The view over the bay is just spectacular and the temperature is cooler than later in the day. Then we were off to church in Castries.  It is about twenty minutes away and we were ...

St Lucia, Saint Lucia, Saint Lucia travel blog

St Lucia

A travel blog entry by jilliancarr

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... Open, the downside of which is it is in the middle of the night.  Will definitely keep up for the Murray matches. St Lucia – 16th January 2013 Our arrival in St Lucia has been a bit of a shock with the temperatures soaring to 82O plus and the ...

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