La Suite Villa
Travel Blogs from Trois-Ilets
All Inclusive, beautiful place. Included all watersports inc water skiing and sailing.
Had sailing lesson and took Phil out on our own boat.
lots and lots of free champagne!
Sunset cruise to the Pitons
Dolphin spotting boat trip, got surrounded! was amazing
constant Bob Marley!
Amazing dinner on the beach from Jonathan as a wedding present, had our own chef cook us a personally chosen menu by fire light on the beach
We remained in Prince Rupert Bay on the 20th, awaiting better sailing conditions to move on to Martinique and St. Lucia. We were lucky to have a break in the rain to watch the total lunar eclipse early in the morning of the 21st. Wow, lunar eclipse and winter solstice on the same day. There must be some higher meaning with that!
We departed at daylight for Martinique and had a fabulous trade winds passage ...
... us we were fast inviting the polished tomato look - my shoulders and back got hit pretty bad from the sun, from then on I was all about drowning in the factor 30! In the afternoon we definitely couldn't hack anymore sun, although it was still smoking hot. So we drove to ...
... that provided the doucher translation.
Tomorrow we set out (but not sail) for St. Pierre in northern Martinique - and sadly since it will again be a motor, it will take longer than it should. And while I'm on the topic... we quickly came to the conclussion that Genoa or no Genoa, we are on the slowest boat in the Caribbean. The slow boat to China? It would fly by us. I think a guy rowed past us this morning.
... dramatic this way. Coming into Trinidad, Quest decided to give us another reason to dig deep into our pockets by popping a shroud. The shrouds are thick multi-stranded wires that hold the mast up. Don't want them giving way. We hired a rigger to look at everything and it was decided that we needed to have two replaced. This wasn't entirely surprising and the thorough inspection of the entire rig was definitely needed before we head out into any more oceans. ...