New Haddon Hotel
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... told him about a failing banana and cut flower farm, 7.5 acres in the Mesopotamia Valley, and the result is Montreal Gardens, a twenty-year labor of love. Although some members of our group say they are disappointed in the lack of variety, I am still excited by the lushness, the many kinds of palms, begonias and heliconias, and the giant leaves with the characteristics of fabric, some soft like velvet, others that are literally pleated. The garden ...
... in the 1760's, this 20-acre garden is a serene retreat for visitors and locals alike. You can catch a glimpse of the island's rare St. Vincent parrots in the small aviary, and wander among vibrant blooms and towering trees -- some over 200 years old. European ships arrived in the late 15th century and met fierce resistance from the Caribs, who fended off multiple attempts by the British and the French to colonize the island. But after two wars and several centuries of ...
This morning we slept in then went to Bamboo for breakfast. Oh my word, what a fantastic spread. The kids were taken with 2 different fruits; dragon fruit and star fruit. They were eager to try. They had fresh squeezed grape juice which they loved. Paige is the only one who doesn't like fruit juice, takes after her Mum. Paige has been asking for salmon for days and this morning she got her wish and had salmon with scrambled eggs. ...
... surgeries. I required a hand with the laryngoscope on my patient but intubation was a success, wahey. On Monday afternoon, we visited the island's botanical gardens, where "Professor" (I doubt he's actually a professor) Sinclair expertly showed us the ins and outs of St Vincent's botsnical bounty. Amongst others we were shown: Teak Mahogany Cinnamon Clove Coriander Garlic Lemongrass Limes Mini coconut Papaya Scary eye tree Nutmeg Star fruit ...
... spacious, clean, comfortable and home to plenty of random (query- useless) kitchen utensils. Pretty much ideal really! This morning, the plan is to explore the island and make ourselves at home before the 7.30am start at hospital tomorrow morning. Gav's fact of the day: the leatherback turtle can grow to the size of a Volkswagen Beatle and weigh a mighty 1000kgs! Yet it does so on a diet of very little else besides ...