Travel Blogs from St. John's
... a bit on foot, stopping at the Episcopal Cathedral, badly damaged by an 1843 earthquake and looking like a ruin, but apparently still used for daily services. Restoration seems to be a continuing process. I returned to the ship and had lunch around 2:30 and spent the rest of the afternoon relaxing.
I lost track of time. When I heard a horn I went up to the Oceanview Cafe to see who was leaving ...
... accent, don't know her name) was there to promote her books of poetry. She read some to us, and it was pretty good, although not really my taste. At the book reading, I met a few Antiguans who were so very nice and friendly. We chatted about what there was to do on the island (one didn't know because she mostly works, reads, and sleeps), engineering (she wanted to become one, but the school system said the classes were full so she had to do ...
... anchorage near Coco Point arriving at 1400. Paul and Linda remarked that it was even more beautiful than they expected. Like Saba, Barbuda is not easy to visit, but is very much worth the effort, gorgeous as it is.
Barbuda is part of the same “country” as Antigua – but is VERY different culturally, economically, and geologically from Antigua. Geologically, if Barbuda could be relocated to the Bahamas it would fit right ...
... bread amidst a tropical garden setting - truly stunning. I met their dog Sut-Sut who is the official greeter, and a green parrot named Sweat Pea who allowed me to hold him - we shared a nice conversation of clicks, caws and soft throat cries - I think I made a friend! Then it was time to travel back through the countryside to the harbor. After a refreshing cool shower, I headed up to the pool deck to try out their restaurant; there I ran into the 'Fab ...
... simple and are determined to do so. But they embrace minimalist “tourism”, i.e., visiting yachts that don’t require major construction or create other physical impacts when visiting
It was a very pleasant experience being in this very small town of Codrington; we took a relaxing, self guided walking tour as we searched for the customs and immigration offices. We had made arrangements with our ...
Other places to stay in St. John's
Deep Bay, P.O. Box 976, St. John's | 4 star hotelfrom $123
Soldier's Bay, St. John's | 4 star hotelfrom $230
Dickenson Bay, St. John's | 3 star hotelfrom $177
Newgate St., St. John's | Hotelfrom $100
Valley Road, St. John's | Hotelfrom $35