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... police station, magistrates court, supermarket, schools etc etc.
We finally arrived at the Botanical Gardens and wow we were not disappointed the gardens had eight acres of the most diverse planted tropical landscape to be found in the Islands. It was immaculate and the 6 gardeners who work there were around greeting everybody and if you needed any questions answered they were more than happy to try and help.
Our guide was very informative giving the names of all the ...
... it was something going on at the neighbors across the street and took no notice. A few minutes later we all heard singing and people coming up the front walk. The islanders have a different birthday song that we immediately fell in love with. It is easy to learn, simple for everyone to sing, sounds wonderful in harmony and has a decidedly Caribbean beat. We had been practicing the Dutch Birthday song we had learned while living in the Netherlands ...
After visiting the island of s:t Thomas the ship set sail for Barbados, quite a distance so we were looking forward to a whole day at sea.
It was a nice day, beautiful weather and calm winds.
Pool area was not too crowded and the DJ played nice music all day.
Not so much to but relax and enjoy the climate and nice drinks :-)
Though, our two teenagers (boys,16 and 18) got a bit restless though and escaped to the arcade hall and mini golf at upper deck.
... are not yet finalised but are pretty keen. If they prove either unsuitable or decide not to join me on the next stage it will leave me very short of time to find another crew and take me dangerously close to the Caribbean hurricane season. Orca's insurance policy has an out clause for any named storms while in this region.
I finished my tea and looked at the next port of call the Island of Guadeloupe not more than 7.5 nm away; it will take most of the day ...
... de Haut ,a small piece of paradise, coconut palms, and coral to swim round, the fish were amazing. No seagulls messing on the dingy or boom, just pelicans and frigates!! Such great names for these places....Pain de Sucre(sugarloaf), looked like a giant cupcake straight out the bun tin, formed of Basalt pillars. Next to le Bois Jolie... We walked and sweated up hill to ...