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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 ...
... they could drop me. The captain was a typical French sailor, a bit rough, a bit hard to get on with but well, I kept coming back to say hello to show them I was really keen. Days passed and muster was nicer to me, and finally agreed to take me onboard, the plan was to go in a few days. Sweet! Is dream plan coming true?
Let's discover the rest of stuff that was on the list before leaving then! Les Saintes islands here we ...
... day I arrived, haha! A sign? Luck again?
Arriving in Guadeloupe I quickly went to an internet café to check if Damien had replied me and if he could help me out there. He did but telling bad news, that his friends couldn't host me because they were all going to that festival in Marie Galante.All right, **** it, me too! I rushed back to the ferry terminal and guess what, I got one of the last 3 tickets ...
... to silhouette different features which were great as we passed along the length of the island. The winds were moderate and side on, so we were making good time and the journey felt more rough than the entire ocean crossing again, it is hard to imagine how calm the sea was for such a long time. Fresh air, clear starry sky and constant monitoring to ensure a safe distance from the island made this night sail quite exciting! ...
... hummingbirds and other fascinating creatures. All this was of course free as all nature should be. However to get back to the boat was not as the buses back just did not stop. We had to flag it down on a very long busy road. Fortunately hitchhiking worked where the bus did not! Steve did a valiant job trying to flag vehicles down, but it took the presence of his better half Helen to successfully stop a car. We ...
Other places to stay in Ste. Anne
Lieu Dit Seo, 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
Les Saintes, Ste. Anne | Hotelfrom $150
Chemin de la Plage, Ste. Anne | 2 star hotelfrom $46
Plage de Sainte Anne, Ste. Anne | 3 star hotelfrom $154