La Toubana Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Ste. Anne
... Throw into the mix falling mangoes, the occasional chicken, goat, locals who are either hitchhiking or enjoying an afternoon stroll (there are no sidewalks) and getting behind the wheel is quite the adventure. As in France, most cars are small (thankfully) and manual (driving a small automatic car with all of the steep hills would be a nightmare). Fortunately, Mum was up for the challenge!
For additional fun, there was constant construction on the ...
... gave him his own fish for his net! Every afternoon, the fishing nets were hung up between the trees and checked and repaired if necessary. The pelicans gathered where all the action was daily!
Our favourite time was on the beach before the day trippers arrived and after they left. Then it was just us, the few other guests and the locals. Daily life on Terre-de-Haut reminded us how life used to be in so much of world. It reminded ...
... however, after sharing a meal with a Guadeloupian who now lives in Melbourne, we changed the plan to spend more quality time on just the main island and on Terre-de-Haut (the main island of Les Saintes).
We travelled from Le Gosier across to the south west coast of the butterfly to the port town of Trois-Rivieres. The guide book states that the main reason people visit here is to catch the ferry to Les ...
... 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 ...
Yesterday We tendered into the French village of Terre-de-Haut and wandered around this quaint, very French little community on the island of Guadeloupe. the island was smattered with electric cars and motor bikes and i rather fancied hitting the streets in these little electric Smart cars but we seemed to have left our run a little late, following the arrival of the local ferry which saw the little village swarming with Caribbean ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet