Filao Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Jean
... Friday night. I was amazed at how many people were still at Party Central that time of morning.The process of loading began. Even though we were only in St. Maarten for a night, most people had huge suitcases (although they frequently appeared to be almost empty), huge coolers, and huge empty barrels. I had been told of this ahead of time and knew it was a shopping trip, but I still wasn't quite prepared for the colossal amount of empty barrels that ...
... 8217;t carry on, I met my friend Laurent on the curb at the airport in his tiny orange Peugot. He was just passing as I walked out the doors, saw me, and stopped – perfect timing. We had to configure the baggage situation in his back seat and trunk a few times, but we made it work.
Being there again just felt right. The drive from the airport to Grand Case through the French capital on the island, Marigot, was very familiar, like I ...
... was Hurricane Katia and Hurricane Maria.
Hurricane Katia isn't supposed to reach us and its been reclassified as a tropical storm, but apparently there should be some sweet waves and swells. Hurricane Maria is supposed to arrive on Friday/Saturday so that will be interesting. It too has been classified at the moment as a tropical storm and isn't supposed to increase in power, so we might just have a bit of rain and winds up to ...
... for a couple hours playing foozball, ping pong and having a deckside lunch with Sylvia (the grandma from Canada that is at our dinner table each night) and her grandson, Jack. We get to the meeting spot at 1:15, hear a quick announcement and follow the guide down the gangway onto the dock. Ah, the warmth, the sun...gorgeous day in the Caribbean! We get to the end of the dock and a woman with the tour company runs ...
From Cassie - Today started with 3 (very) short rain showers followed by sunshine at about 10:30am. Breakfast of scrambled eggs, ham & cheese got us off to a good start. Did a little reading during the rain showers and then once the sun was in full force we spent the day laying out by our pool. It was hot! I needed to cool off in the pool many times today! This ...
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