Residence Village Viva
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... provided rooms with limited natural ventilation. We were advised to leave the air con at 25'c with all doors closed to stop the mozzies. Jackson also had a mosquito net at one location, which worked well, until one afternoon at siesta time when he happily jumped in and out of his net. He didn't disclose this to Mum and Dad and thus had a few mozzies sleeping and feasting on him that evening!
Our final accommodation was on top of a very steep ...
... of each builder from days gone by.
On the waterfront, visible to all those who arrive into the main bay, there is a house built in the shape of the bow of a ship. We learned that it had been built in 1942 by a wealthy local gentleman whose son was ill and required medical treatment. At that time, no doctor resided on the island. The house was built and advertised to be given rent-free to a doctor in exchange for the ...
... lots of fun and spent quality time entertaining Abigail and me.
We ate, walked into town in the tropical heat, swam, watched iguanas, fed the fish and ate some more. Our villa was the perfect place to relax with the bonus of incredible hosts and fellow travellers making it a highlight of our trip, in fact, I voted it my favourite accommodation in Guadeloupe, as this was due to largely to the girls playing ...
... we should verify this claim. Along with a hot crab cake sandwich, we had a feast, and yes, the cake was very, very good! Now both my parents are beach people and if they have a choice between swimming in the ocean and a swimming pool, they will choose the ocean every time. Abigail and I are both happy with this as the beach offers hours of fun. On the way back to our room, they let me check out the swimming pools. Yes, ...
... from Seabourn to congratulate them. We were somewhat humbled by that as we will have clocked up 38 days at the end of this trip.
Today we arrived at Castries, St Lucia, a big bustling very typical West Indian city, not helped by the fact that there were 3 other much larger cruise ships in dock spilling out more than 9000 people into the city. That very ugly floating block of flats mentioned in one of our earlier blogs was in port and ...
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