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... island. A bus that will literally reverse back a long way to check and see if you need a lift. Couple this with a cheap way to see other parts of the island and you are on to a winner! Not only this but the rides are exciting.
Riding on the bus through the interior of the island you get to see a wide range of colourful houses which are reasonably well built. Some of the houses look a little worse ...
... Just been chasing the chicken or defrosting it!!All in good taste I must add, she wanted a hug off us all when we left! We still couldn't work out what took 2 hours with 2 chicken n chips, advocado salad and an omelette. We were the only ones sat down!! Saw amazing lizards and humming birds whilst waiting though and chilled so no problem Followed the next day by a very chilled BBQ at Galleon Beach. We all took food to cook , coleslaw, ...
... Once in the sea I was ok, but getting in and getting out was traumatic. Although the surf does not look that strong, the shifting sands beneath your feet leave you with nothing to stand on and even the slightest wave makes you lose your balance.
I eventually made it into the sea proper (and bear in mind I have not swum in the sea since I was about twelve, nearly twenty years ago!) and dutifully bobbed around, trying not to drown, whilst David swam, ...
We were both awake early today and by the time breakfast came we were up , showered and bag ready packed for the off :-) We left the ship and avoiding the taxi drivers had a good walk around the town to stretch our sea legs. They tend to congregate around the port gates, the first one gets a polite "no thank you we're just going for a walk" later ones get "no thanks" and after the first twenty or so I'm sorely tempted to just say "p*** off". They are so friendly ...
... happy on that couch next to the man I love with the best island rum punch ever tasted!
On to our final destination of this leg, Antigua. We bounced around this laid back country, discovering it's best beaches and counting down the days for the owner's 16 day trip to finally end. Although cruising with any owners is hard work we are lucky to share in some wonderful experiences with them like getting fresh lobster straight from the sea from ...
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