Grand Royal Antiguan Beach Resort
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from St. John's
Another beautiful day, another beautiful island.
We wandered into town, to explore on foot. Didn't stay too long, as there were too many aggressive taxi drivers trying to get you to buy a tour to the beaches. We don't do beaches, so it got very old very quickly having to decline, and no thank you every few steps. There were a few who even ...
... Question Time sound like Cbeebies. So we headed into town which ended up with a kebab and taxi home. No changes there. Saturday was a quick shop and off to the beach where we planted ourselves on the sand in front of the very posh Sandals resort. No beaches here can be private which allows anyone anywhere to guard against a them and us situation. So a very nice sunset followed before dinner and bed. So yesterday we sat with Ken and Billy in the ...
... with a young (obviously just married) couple, having some sort of sexual congress in the pool.
There was not much to see around the lake, the odd flitting sight of a bird, and a good deal of honking and whistling. I did notice a sign which said "no guests beyond this point". Unfortunately this was at the end of the road which David and I had come out of the other day, so we had obviously wandered into the dark side of ...
... miles, so we planned to see as much as we could in six hours. The driving rules are the same as Australia, and drivers sit on the right side of the vehicle, opposite of the US.
We drove across the island to the port of English Harbour, home to many fine yachts and boats. We then headed inland across a road that wove in and out of a rainforest. Even though these roads are main roads, they are still only narrow two ...
... which says "been here before", and a bit like the mix up with our names and room bookings, have got confused because of the four of us on the booking, two of us have been before and two of us haven't.
I know I probably should not worry about this, but I am concerned that all the joyful welcomes I'm seeing is just a front, fake and unreal and really this is just a business trying to make money and one of the things they are selling is sincerity.