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... and I didn't eat quite as much which was good. We met one of Moureeze's friends that we had briefly met on Friday night, who happened to be the son of th owner of Young Island. After lunch he showed us around the rest of the island (which we aren't usually allowed to as we aren't guest) and let us use the pool for a while. At sunset we were picked up by Jim and Brad and chill spot for dinner and karaoke before another reasonably early ...
... that I struggled with which was the last scramble to the top. Mike looked out for me making sure I had enough water and a snack to keep my sugars up. Unfortunately, it was really cloudy which obscured our view both as we were climbing and at the top, but we could see down into the crater. It was also really windy, so after some food and pictures we started our decent as we were starting to get cold. ...
... alcoholic drinks. I finally went for a swim, my first swim in the sea since St Lucia. Just before sunset we caught the water taxi back to the mainland and got a bus towards Kingstown. We stopped off a local grill and bar that one of our taxi drivers had recommended. The service was lacking but the food was great, as were the smoothies. I had roast chicken, mixed beans (so tasty!), rice and ginger pumpkin with a banana smoothie. After dinner we got a taxi home for an early ...
... drinking more rum to help get some sleep).
So needless to say I had a lazy morning. I walked down to the local supermarket to get some food etc. and then struggled my way back up the step hill. I think I'm going to get some strong calf muscles by the end of this trip. My landlady came over to drop off some items the place was missing, such as a mop, brush, towels and of course a rice cooker. Dr Vergara is a Filipino doctor who joined the UN and got posted out ...
... up and reinforcement of what we have learned about so many of the wonderful plants we have been privileged to see.
On St. Vincent's we see two gardens, The Botanical Garden, and Montreal, a private garden. Dating from 1765, The Royal Botanical Garden, was the first in the British Empire. It is small and serene, not nearly as heavily planted as other gardens we have visited. There were the by now customary palms, nutmegs and heliconia-nothing (or ...
Other places to stay in Kingstown
Kingstown | 3 star hotelfrom $45
McKies Hill, Kingstown | 2 star hotelfrom $95
Indian Bay, Kingstown | 2 star hotelfrom $95
Villa Beach, Kingstown | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Villa Beach, Kingstown | Hotelfrom $99
Bay St., Kingstown | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Rose Cottage, Villa, Kingstown | Hotelfrom $64