Le Hameau de Beauregard
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... a floating platform that you laid on whilst putting your head into a rubber sealed section that enabled you to see underwater through a 'glass bottomed' section of the Zayak. All in all, a worthwhile experience with a wide variety of fish species evident. Pete hired a snorkel and mask which seemed decent value at $10 for all day if you wanted. Left the beach after 4 hours and made our way ...
... links Josephine, Empress of France (and wife of Napoleon) to this area. Josephine was born and raised here. In 1804, while Napoleon was master of Europe, the British controlled the Caribbean. The British army did not want to station any troops near Martinique, however, the British navy wanted them to. The navy recognized that there was an "island", really an incredibly steep piece of rock that if they could ...
... were fast asleep on their small stools, none seemed to
notice tourists walking by. Some were chatting and they continued,
as sales were moving very slowly, for once.
I met Anna, a St. Lucia native with
beaded cornrows. She was friendly and laughed out loud like so many
``Today is a slow day because your ship
is the last one. During peak season, we get four ships a day,`` Anna
tells me. ``So come and ...
... So we had to walk the walk of shame back to the plastic beds (in fact, Sharon had forgotten her flip-flops so had a double walk of shame). We then found they wanted to charge us $80 for the beds! bloody cheek - didn't like the look of it anyway!
On Friday we went back to Ti Kaye Village, where I used Pablo's snorkel, mask and flippers. It was fantastic, Hundreds of brightly coloured fish of all shapes and sizes. I drifted happily between the rocks, watching ...
... and exploration of the forest. We then went to the Marquis Estate view point to take in the beautiful scenery of the Atlantic; the estate was one of the first and largest banana plantations in St Lucia. Afterwards we returned to the port and our ship.
Once again, as on previous islands, education is very important on St. Lucia. Although, their television comes from the U.S., they are very careful not to exercise the culture for their children ...