The Old Gin House
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... tried and tried to coax the fish to try bits of passtitsia but it would disintegrate off the hook
as soon as it hit the water and we then were just chumming. It drew a sea turtle, sting ray and even more fish but not a single nibble. Reese left to see if he could find some bait and came back with Vienna sausages which were no better than anything we had already tried. Epic fail. No fish. We did watch while a fisherman came back from the sea ...
... the Thompsons were to arrive on the plane at 11:00. We were thinking that they may just go to their hotel to rest but when Kristin went to pick them up, they chose to come and have some lunch with us and to visit until it was time to go. We were delighted and were able to share left over Caribbean birthday cuisine from the night before. We got to know the Thompsons a bit better. They are serving a mission and come from Utah.
Sheree was able to make ...
... of the normal 50. Overweight bags cost $40! No free bags, no free snack - not even water. When we went to the kiosk it spit out a slip of paper that said we had to see an agent. Maybe only domestic flights could use the kiosk. The problem here was that everyone was flying internationally was directed to an agent for check in. Okay, that would explain the looooong line that was forming a little further down the hall. This morning there were about ...
... climb to Panoramic View. The trail was so steep that we needed to get on our hands and knees to climb up. It felt like a jungle gym. There were climbing ropes along the path to help us up. I don’t think we could have made it up without them! At the top was a reward with a view. I could see the entire island including a large town below and other peaks. We were there on a slightly cloudy day but had it been clear we would have seen ...
... changed. I'm pretty sure the STENAPA staff were a bit bemused by constant changes but I eventually turned up at their doorstep a week early.
I'd be spending my time on Statia with Liv, a dive instructor & Marine Park intern, Andrew, an intern working on a project with the Tropic birds and Seth, another Marine Park intern and 'turtle guy' from the States. Myself and Mike (another volunteer from the UK) were there to ...