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... medical care to local islanders.
Daddy had read that the diving on les Saintes was some of the best in the world. He wasn’t disappointed. He said it was an interesting dive with a strong current requiring an immediate entry. Dad was proud that he managed to understand the French instructions when even some of the French didn’t! The highlight of the dive was at the end when a water bottle was passed around. ...
... we agree with that statement.
I was pretty happy with our new accommodation. It was formerly a very large single family house, now converted to accommodate a small number of guests. It had a central courtyard, complete with a pond, water feature and fish. An open air kitchen, dining table and lounge area ran across the front of the house on a large veranda with views of the infinity pool, gardens and the ocean ...
... 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 ...
We signed up for the only excursion of your trip. We had taken passes on the traditional ones of zip lines, kayaking and other "Carolyn" highrisk activities. Our excursion was to go to a hotel/resort and lay about being spoiled. Not so much.
We knew we were off to a rough start when we had to meet well ahead of departure and a elderly woman sidles up to me to complain about the selection in the ship store. I was ...
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