MJI St Lucia
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... whole lot of cultivation going on either. But the country is clearly serious about tourism. At least half of the mini-buses we pass are filled with tourists, not locals... being shuttled across the island to see the main sights. All along the way there are places with activities for tourists... jungle trekking... ziplining... snorkeling... St Lucia, it seems is more for ...
... and a variety of islands visible in the distance. Stayed on the beach from around 10am to 1.30pm before returning via taxi bus and tender boat to the ship. Lunch, then launderette, then dinner and a visit to the Arena theatre to see the Headliners' "Blame it on the boogie" show which was very good. Afterwards, back to the cabin balcony for a drink or two and to watch the various shooting stars in the dark night ...
... 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 ...
... on Martinique (which you can see just across the water). Anyway, there is a hill you can climb for a fantastic view. Apparently! Well what did you expect? Its 30 degrees and I'd got Pablo's snorkeling gear.
A few people I know have swum with dolphins. Well I've just swum with cuttlefish! Hundreds of them. It was quite weird really because about half of them were swimming back to front, but I don't know which half!
We had planned to go ...
... quick to spot the local well advertised menace...the sea urchin. I've never quite seen such big ones before ...they make their presence known clinging to the craggy underwater reef formations along the shoreline. Found one one of the biggest sand dollars I've seen as well, but was asked to leave it for others to enjoy...
The day was rounded out at Jammers, the hotel bar. They offer daily drinks of the day ...