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 ...
... to sail, so we were just going to motor down the coast to the Pitons for lunch and then motor back. It was really great. We saw all the resorts and towns we had previously visited by car. We eventually reached the Pitons and went for a snorkel. No eels this time just thousands of reef fish of all colours.
Lunch was beautiful at Benny's, a hideaway at the foot of the Pitons, we had had to pre-order via VHS on the boat as they were opening the restaurant just for us. ...
... After viewing the temples we make a short visit to a local school. The children are fascinated when I pull out my iPhone and show photos of very tiny Ella and of snow. After lunch we head to the airport and our flight to Varanasi. The highlight of the drive to our hotel comes when a tuktuk flies past us, men hanging on for dear life, with a corpse strapped to the roof. They are on their way to the crematoriums in Varanasi on the Ganges. ...