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... get rid of the sand, and it was up to Breakers Bar to meet up with Chris and Keith. Another couple of rum punches and lots of chatting about the day. We all decided later maybe we should eat some food to soak up the rum, so it was down to the Venezia restaurant where we had some delicious curry washed down with a cheeky red wine. By now it was getting very late so we staggered off to bed! Amazing day - we had looked forward to it so much and it was worth waiting ...
... and one side of the island is covered in huge lava rocks. This land is very steep, useless for crop growing and after the emancipation of the slave trade, this land was 'kindly' donated to the now freed slaves. How kind of their government. The houses here are built on stilts over the fallen lava rocks, many of which could be seen from the road. The roads are steep and windy and the locals are all happy and friendly. Everyone we passed waved to us, one ...
I did see the limbo guy go and grab an old woman out of the audience, but she disappeared behind the drummer so I have no idea what she had to do. There was some considerable laughter a few minutes later so I imagine either she set fire to him or he set fire to her, but what ever it was she went back to her seat all embarrassed giggles and hiding her face behind her hands.
The music rose to a crescendo and the Limbo guy performed the ...
... in different spot, hopefully for a calm night with a much heavier boat! Sail back will be interesting as no wind forecast, but good news as seas supposed to be flat - may be time for the newly sown A symmetric sail to get its airing. Up early to see sunrise and away we go - hope to be in Deshaies for supper. Fab sail and we saw Dolphins! On return we arrived to see the locals having a jet ski race-Eric heard to say "where's my ...
... Nelson's Dockyard to cruise the port and then snorkeled in front of the Columns of Hercules rock formation - the snorkeling here wasn't very good and the seas were pretty rough. We stopped at a nice beach to have a rum punch and then returned to St. John's.
In town, I took a walk that took me to the cathedral and cemetery. I bought a few beers at the grocery and stopped in some sovenier ...
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