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... are spectacular. VIctoria plans her beds around themes, a spice garden around a bay tree for example and the fabulous Pointillist bed, a riot of colored foliage, too big to fit in my photograph. We don't see too much else of the island. From our drive to the gardens, I can tell you that it is mountainous. St. George's, the capital, closed up tight on Sunday, has streets with inclines that rival any in San Francisco. (Roger our van driver said that he would tell us to tighten our ...
... in the Caribbean and their English was reasonable. They seemed to relate to Australians quite well.
In the afternoon we went on an excursion into Grenada, referred to as the Nutmeg tour. Andy was our cheeky guide (aren't they all?) and Martin our bus driver ( who like the Barbadians, honked at everyone - just saying hello). Andy was not the most PC of people and supported capital punishment (hang them people who killed our Prime Minister). These Chinese workers come over here and ...
... photos of the ruin. What’s the point of it if we can’t see rum in production?
The group moved … great … so we followed and the man stood up and started talking again. By then I just wanted to get back to the ship. Off we went again taking photos and then up some steps where there was a shop to buy rum - turned around and went out, down the path and up another set of stairs where there was a museum. ...
... place is cute with a small market. We really like the way they paint their houses in very bright colours. We learn that one of the typical foods here are " Conchs" , a kind of giant sea shell that has a large claw. When the shells are empty, they use them to build walls. There's even an island made of this type of shell that has a bar on top. See if John took a picture of it. I am sure he did. ...
... and sandals were not a comfortable choice of clothing. We docked just outside the main harbor area of town with a tall narrow hill that separated us from the downtown port area of the town. The harbor on the far side of the hill from us was large but only had ships of 30 plus feet or smaller. This was the harbor for fishing vessels as ours was the port for larger cruise ships. On our side of the hill was a cruise port and a busy city just beyond the harbor. ...