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This is our last and biggest update with lots and lots of photos about Guadeloupe – paradise in the Caribbean! ...
Most people are only able to enjoy and experience Terre-de-Haut as part of a day excursion from the main island of Guadeloupe. Once on the island, many decide they would like to stay longer, however, with only four hotels, most have to return to the main island disappointed. Not us, as Mum and Dad decided that we should enjoy it for more than a day, and as such we had pre-booked to stay for three nights in one of ...
... a region of France in 1974 and it is basically a tropical version of France.
Compared to other Caribbean islands that Mum and Dad have visited, Guadeloupe feels much more like being in France than being in the Caribbean. Guadeloupe is a archipelago of islands with the main islands being the large butterfly shaped island and four other smaller islands.
Initially, we planned to visit all of these ...
... as there were three of them. I couldn't believe it and was so impressed that of course, I had to try all three of them. Sleep won out over dining at the waterfront restaurant. Instead, dad was sent on a mission to find some dinner to bring back. He wisely asked the one person who always knows where there is good cheap food: the hotel security guard. He didn't disappoint and he returned with a local specialty, ...
... not wait to get through the hoards of families and Zimmer frames, none of which are present on our little yacht!
I nearly lost Len to a local, who was making eyes at him as he waited for me to come out of the fitting room. She appeared to be in her 50's and had all of two teeth! She told Len she had thrown her husband out because he beat her so it didn't take much for Len to realise he was being groomed as the replacement. ...