Residence Village Viva
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Guest relations said not to bother going out to shore....an iffy place. Our waiter said not to risk going, easy to get lost and they only speak French. Another guest from breakfast said that taxi drivers will scam you and there's nothing to see. Plus our cabin boy said the same, that there were beggars and it was scuzzy.
Started the day at the pool just for awhile to get color on our legs so didn't ...
... a little bar -very chic but not the Caribbean.
5/2 I got up early and walked up to Fort Napoleon about 350ft above the harbour. I was just ahead of about 4 ferry loads of tourists coming over from Guadeloupe, but behind 1 ferry. The fort is impressive with a fantastic cactus garden (no rainforest here) and has the indigenous giant Iguana’s (the fort is probably the only place the French don’t kill and eat them- although they are common on the ...
... I attend the Peter's talk on the first circumnavigation of the world by Ferdinand Magellan, again fascinating. The girls don't make it to the talk and i find then planted at the tropical bar chatting with an American Mike. We eat alone and a bit later than usual. salad, pumpkin soup, sorbet stuffed veal. Not great this evening. A bottle of house red is good though. Tonight's crew entertainment is a talent contest. Great fun as we watch from one of the upper ...
Bourg des Saintes, is on the largest island, Terre d'en Haut. The Saintes have been French since shortly after they were colonized, and have long supported a small community that used to rely almost entirely on fishing. There is a strong link to the north of France, especially Brittany.
Since the islands were never agricultural, no slaves were imported, and the inhabitants that ...
... was probably just going about his business. The 52ft Granger had more puff, and more experience however, and we didn't stand a chance !
We gave Liam and Annie a big wave and wished them well to their destination.
We should also mention that just off the bay at Deshaies there are two little islands, the main one being the location of the Cousteau Underwater Park. Many of us (old enough) would remember Jaque and ...
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