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Travel Blogs from Ste. Anne
Got about 4 hours of sleep before starting my 3:00 am watch. Full moon so the stars aren't as brilliant tonight. Nothing in sight except ocean as far as the eye can see, illuminated by the moonlight it's very peaceful. Favorable winds put us ahead of schedule a little something so we my stop in Guadalupe for 6 hours or so. Lights from the southwest end of Guadalupe just ...
We left the hustle and bustle of Pointe A Pitre and sailed east to St. Franscois. We stayed in St. Franscois for only one night and worked our way to Petite Terre. We are so grateful we did because it was just fantastic! There are two uninhabitated green islands surrounded by reef. The area is a procted national park so there is no fishing or taking of any kind. We took a mooring ball since anchoring is not allowed. Our spot was twenty ...
... given Noel (Christmas) gift bags from the park employees and we snacked on local yams and ham.
Before leaving the park we were told of a hot spring close by. After a 15 minute hike into the dense forest Tyler spotted steam rising from the running stream. The water was crystal clear and the hot spring was a chip off the Garden of Eden. The kids assigned a "kids" pool and the adults had their own. The hot spring will be one one of the best memories I will have in the ...
... last hello stop in the marina on the Sunday to confirm the trip and found the captain with a big bandage from the nearby hospital. Mister for operated in emergency from an hernia when I was exploring these islands. He had to stay quiet for at least a week, no way for me to wait that long (feeling that the old man might need more time than that to recover). **** happens, well it happened. I won't sail the Caribbean...
Life goes on, let's fly to saint Martin and then go to Cuba.
... feeling like being on holidays when work is over, sweet no? They know they are lucky, they know this is only for a year or two so they take the max out of it. A mix between moving their **** to do what's to be done there, probably partying a bit more than what they would do while working back in France (yeah, hard not to constantly feel on holidays with this kind of weather and landscape) but still working hard. It ...
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 $98
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