L'habitation de l'Ilet Thierry
Travel Blogs from Martinique
Shopping at the one store that opens on a holiday (today they remember the local war vets)
Hotel: dinner: french bread, creme cheese, biscuits w guava jam. Didn't touch d sparklin water.
Showtime: opted for a smokey eye, my new palaza jumper and my new pewter Guess shoes.
My selections: Wild is the Wind (Esperanza
Spalding's live version); At Last ...
Dessert: Beligum-chocolate flavoured Haagen-Dazs; biscuits with guava jam.
Borrowed a handy local plug with a USB extension from front desk and charged my BB.
Rehearsal: was picked up at 3:45 and taken to the park where the concert
will be. Memories of the Barbados Jazz Festival at Sunbury flooded my mind. Rehearsal started an hour late ...
Martinique - easy customs passage (hunk for an immigration officer) but
didn't see the meet and greet crew and spent 30 minutes of wandering
before calling my Bajan contact.
Enjoyed the beautiful scenery over the 30 min drive to my hotel. Supermarket to save on restaurant meals and a bout of Netflix (Dead Man's Chest)
Dinner: white pudding, stewed chicken leg/thigh, cheese, french bread and bottled water,
Dessert: traditional french biscuits and guava jam
... was very tired so took a treatment when she got back on the boat. I had sorted out a cake to be made so had to change where it was being delivered, all a bit tricky having to make excuses to go to the front desk as it took a bit of negotiation to get the cake made. It was a good night and at least a surprise when we turned up into the restaurant to see the cake. Great dinner then back to the cabin. ...
... average veranda.
Mike and I returned to the dining room minutes before the 1 p.m. conclusion of brunch to grab some desserts. Unfortunately they had run out of the scrumptious-looking raspberry tarts I had eyed earlier. Darnit. I grabbed a few other desserts, then we went up to Deck 10 to get some ice cream from the buffet and enjoy our nibbles outside.
The next two hours, 2 to 4 p.m., we lounged outside by the pool and swam, soaking in ...