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... hummingbirds and other fascinating creatures. All this was of course free as all nature should be. However to get back to the boat was not as the buses back just did not stop. We had to flag it down on a very long busy road. Fortunately hitchhiking worked where the bus did not! Steve did a valiant job trying to flag vehicles down, but it took the presence of his better half Helen to successfully stop a car. We ...
... people in front of us told us to go ahead since they had me, a baby (see, I do come in handy). After watching the single customs officer slowly process the queue, my parents made the move forward by entering the non EU citizens line - which was empty. The positive aspect in jumping the customs queue meant that we could sit and wait for our luggage as opposed to standing. Everyone had cleared customs before the luggage ...
... Back to the ship for lunch, a swim and some more lounging in the sun. We were invited to the Captain's cocktail party which was my first opportunity to show off the new diamond. I sparkled all the way into the lounge, dazzling the guests across the room and feeling very special. There were mentions of those onboard who had completed 100 days plus of sailing however the greatest accolade went to the couple who had 369 days at sea, receiving ...
... e to find any information about, the cruise ships have only just started going there so they really aren't geared for tourism and the ships tours seemed a bit pricey and, well, if you've read any of my blogs you'd know we just don't like being on tours with lots of people, we prefer the smaller more personalised tours. I had found Artek Tours through reviews on Cruise Critic and Trip Advisor and Cristina has glowing reviews so I went ahead and booked it for ...
... waves from autumn through to
spring (September to March) as the swells are bigger and the waves
are more consistent.
For those new to surfing or if you're
looking to start, the waves are more adapted during summer as the
swells are usually smaller and the waves are thus generally smaller
and more fun.
Basse-Terre (western island) is best
during the cyclone season as it gets south to south east swells.
Grande-Terre (eastern ...