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Travel Blogs from Castries
... cannot sit still. We knew that Dad and Amy were delayed but weren't sure how much. The flight was pretty non-eventful except we only had a few diapers and mid flight Millie had a poopy diaper. We arrived in St Lucia and went through Customs, luckily there was a Children line so that we could quickly go through. We found the driver and waited for Dad and Amy to join. We waited forever and I thought something ...
... get out of the house. So we hopped on a couple of buses out to Gros islet to meet the other students and use one of their taxi friends to get out to pigeon island. Not actually an island any more because of some interesting land manoeuvring... To make the nearby marina, they emptied out the area and moved the land to make a connection to the island. There are the remains of the fort used to defend the island during different wars. I was obviously paying a ...
... the afternoon by the pool at the Discovery. We now seem to be the only ones there!
Off to the Pitons. The French name for peaks, two peaks thrown up from when the island was formed by volcano Soufriere stand sentinel to a small town of the same name. Its about an hour from our gaff to Soufriere, the road is incredibly winding as it has to go up and down over some serious hills, but its in great condition. Most of it has been relaid, paid for by the EU. Makes ...
... Tizzie and her son Lucky. Lucky is so called because he was the only survivor of Tizzie’s litter.
We then took the dogs for their walk with Pablo. Basically, we throw a ball for Tizzie
whilst Lucky stands and watches! He seems to think there is no point chasing the ball as his Mum is always going to find it first, he just waits until Tizzie drops it then he grabs it and makes a bolt for it. Tizzie then chases ...
... so we could see Government House etc. it started to pour rain. We had to take it in stride but our clothes were completely soaked through.
We stopped first by the roadside to sample lots of local fruits. Delicious. Then we moved on to see the acreage of the largest banana plantation on the island and try a Johnny cake at a local restaurant.
Our next stop was a tour through the Diamond Botanical gardens. Amazing flowers and ...
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