Travel Blogs from Castries
... another cab. Sure enough, 2:20 - here comes Quincy. We told him the whole tale with much laughing. He said if we had mentioned snorkeling he would have taken us to some place - which was actually the place outside Anse-La Raye in the book!
We had Quincy drop us off back where he picked us up. We walked to a liquor store because though you can't take liquor on the ship, we had a plan - and two empty water bottles...
We bought a small bottle of gin and ...
... Piton is shorter, but much steeper and requires ropes and proper equipment or at least experience to get up bits... Beyond our hungover abilities this morning. Gros piton itself was a challenge. It's 2600ft at its peak with a very steep but well made trail that got us to the top in just under two hours with a couple of short rests. some magnificent views along the way and the top had a great view of most of St Lucia. Was happy for my fitness on the way up and even more on ...
... napped and relaxed until dinner time. Tonight Jean had wanted to eat at the Bayside restaurant. We were the first couple to enter at 6:30. They were doing French Night. I had a delicious Lamb shank, Jean had duck. After dinner we walked around, played a game of pool before returning to the room to relax, watch TV and ...
... so we popped in for some lunch. Sure enough, after lunch we were back in and I had hoped to be able to post some lovely underwater shots, but those of you who know my prowess with all things technical would have known I would bugger up the filming. Still not sure how I made a career out of computing!
That evening we took Sarah and Pablo to Howard and Becky's place - they obviosly had completely forgotten they had invited us as they we in the middle of a ...
... over and they come to the party almost every single week. It's so much different than at home where I didn't attend a block party until this last year.
So big thumbs up for Gros Islet. Our cabbie took us in, showed us a good stand to eat from, waited around for us and made sure we were having fun. The locals in St. Lucia are so nice and very friendly and accomodating. Great night!
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