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Travel Blogs from Ste. Anne
... view- first view of any land in a couple days. My watch was ending just as the rose-pink light of dawn started to light up the horizon. The picture doesn't quite capture the beauty of the moment. Sunrise coming up over the horizon shooting rays through openings in the clouds. Quite a bit different than a land-based sunrise. Brief 7 hour stay in Guadalupe- time for a ...
... the shore line. We were in ten feet of water and four feet from our stern was 3 feet of water. We arrived later in the afternoon but could not wait to go on shore. We changed into our bathing suits and went swimming on the beach. The kids found a couple of coconut trees to climb and wasted no time creating a beach bar from the coconuts.
The water is very clear. In fact so clear that we could see our 36 inch black barracuda ...
We were told about the beauty and charm of De Saints, Guadeloupe by many fellow cruisers. They were spot on. The De Saints is about 20 nautical miles north of Dominica so it was a little less than a four hour sail from Portsmouth, Dominica. We entered the Saints and ended anchoring at Pain A Sucre of Terre De Haut. The anchorage is lovely with a beach surrounded by a cliff and a small mountain. We anchored in 50 feet of water which is something we had ...
So rushing it a bit I left the house and went 2 days to Les Saintes, 2 cute small islands south Guadeloupe. Sleeping in expensive bed and breakfast wasn't an option so I put my hammock wherever I could hide because free camping is not allowed (yeah it's free so...). I slept in the cliff of the south of the island the first night, facing the sea, sharing the place with wild goats. It was free and probably the best thing you can do, just me and the nature, by the sea, swinging ...
... be a nice life really, something different from home.
I was actively looking for a boat because Guadeloupe have loads of boats in the marinas and I told myself that it would be the last attempt, a bit tired of failing to be honest. As before, most of the boats were going down instead of going up, except one! It was a small charity sailing boat full of stuff that was going to Haiti, passing by Saint ...
Other places to stay in Ste. Anne
Seo La Pointe du Helleux, Ste. Anne | 3 star hotelfrom $103
on N4, Ste. Anne | 3 star hotelfrom $325
Durivage - B.P. 30, Ste. Anne | 3 star hotelfrom $107
Le Helleux, Ste. Anne | 4 star hotelfrom $190
Dupre, Ste. Anne | Hotelfrom $150
Chemin de la Plage, Ste. Anne | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Plage de Sainte Anne, Ste. Anne | 3 star hotelfrom $154