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... br> We ended up closing the place down with a young couple (looked about in our age group) who were married at this resort 2 yrs ago and also own time shares here. We've set a time to go out for happy hour sometime before we leave can't wait ;)
Otherwise we're starting to put together our plans for activities, zip lining, possible rainforest hike and of course a visit to shirley heights for the sundown steel drum ...
An absolutely incredible day. I woke up at 7am to get my first taste of Caribbean culture - I wasn't disappointed. Blue skies as far as you can see, crystal clear water and colour Caribbean architecture. I felt like I had been transported back 300 years to Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag. After an annoyingly delayed morning of few drills we finally headed off the ship around 11am. While the rest of the group were off to stingray sensation, Jo, Alice and ...
... we passed some animals grazing on the roadside verges. The cattle were easy to recognise but I pointed out to Elaine that the goat-like animals may in fact be sheep, as Cairbbean sheep look very much like goats. However there is a very easy was to tell the difference. The sheep have long tails which hang down, whereas goats have short stubby tails which stand up. My sister found this fascinating but could not decide whether I was being serious or ...
... so went back to the ship for lunch. We came back to shore for a couple more cheap beers and found a free wifi restaurant so sent out emails to let everyone know that no one has kidnapped us since we are so adorable. There was a lovely store next door where I bought a pant jumper outfit. We walked through a lot of shops and vendors and streets. The people ...
... did find the trail and walked out to Fort Berkeley. It was a very nice walk leading to stunning vistas of the harbor, a guard house, and a powder magazine. There was also a side trail which I followed briefly up to a high point overlooking the complex, but did not continue very far in the heat.
The bus back to town started out empty but filled up pretty quickly along the way. Once in town ...
Other places to stay in St. John's
Deep Bay, P.O. Box 976, St. John's | 4 star hotelfrom $108
Soldier's Bay, St. John's | 4 star hotelfrom $354
Dickenson Bay, St. John's | 3 star hotelfrom $164
Newgate St., St. John's | Hotelfrom $113
Big Creek Bridge, Valley Road, St. John's | Hotelfrom $79