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... last leg. As usual various views and perspectives revealed themselves as we maneuvered. Wind farms standing at isolated points changed in size as we got closer, masts appeared on the horizon, or were they actually lines in the rock face? We swung round the bottom of Íles does Saintes and carved our way past two tiny islands of Les Augustine's and La Coche on our way to Terre-de-Haut. With so many islands in our line of ...
... 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 ...
... watching out for the additional obstruction of construction vehicles and driving wherever you could to get through. Jackson thought it was fantastic fun, just like being in the middle of a 'Bob the Builder' show.
The downside of tropical beach holidays nowadays is the prevention of mosquito bites. There are more and more diseases that mosquitoes can potentially carry, thus it is a major operation to avoid any bites. Our first three accommodations, ...
... of each builder from days gone by.
On the waterfront, visible to all those who arrive into the main bay, there is a house built in the shape of the bow of a ship. We learned that it had been built in 1942 by a wealthy local gentleman whose son was ill and required medical treatment. At that time, no doctor resided on the island. The house was built and advertised to be given rent-free to a doctor in exchange for the ...
... 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 ...
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