Travel Blogs from Trois-Ilets
... we spot the finish line, pull in the sails and head t 10 knots straight towards it. And as we cross the finish lines the horns go crazy, and the ARC guys and Steve come out to greet us with a huge carribean welcome!
Then disaster hits as we discover we have fishing line wrapped around the propeller - we are so close, but can't get in until we can get it off, so the boys get the mask and goggles on and eventually fix it, and 2 hours later we find our berth and have ...
All Inclusive, beautiful place. Included all watersports inc water skiing and sailing.
Had sailing lesson and took Phil out on our own boat.
lots and lots of free champagne!
Sunset cruise to the Pitons
Dolphin spotting boat trip, got surrounded! was amazing
constant Bob Marley!
Amazing dinner on the beach from Jonathan as a wedding present, had our own chef cook us a personally chosen menu by fire light on the beach
... there. It was great to be able to swim in fresh water (albeit a little chlorinated) and use their swim-up bar. Robin, Cheryl, Ray and I had a great afternoon there, and returned to our boats quite pruned up from being in the water way too long.
As much as we had enjoyed our time in Marigot Bay, we were very anxious to get underway for the Pitons which we had heard so much about.
There isn't much that we can say ...
... in the end, if nothing else, provide good stories. The Islands were beautiful, the ocean crystal clear, the people (both on and off the boat) colourful and we have come away with many new friends.
We've actually had an email from a past crew member of Illusion, she had found our blog and was enjoying reading it as it brought it all back, including the Norman Tantrums. Maybe we need to start a ex-Illusion crew support group? Are there others out there reading ...
... the pool for the day. At this point I had talked Ness around to staying on, 9 more days, 2 more islands, how hard could it be!? We met "the couple" that afternoon, seem Alison had once again got things slightly wrong, they were two guys, mates, not a couple at all. They were both very young, 23 or there abouts. It was beginning to be become a pattern for us, come to St Lucia, meet the new people who always turned out to be very keen, very highly strung and very ...