Travel Blogs from St. Maarten/St. Martin
Left the hotel around 8:15 this morning and headed into Cork for a drive through tour of the city.
Down past the Cork Port along the river Lee which runs through the middle of the city.
Through the main streets and past The Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Then we head for Cobh, the last port of call for the Titanic on it's fateful journey.
This is the next largest natural deep water harbour ...
... Waiting for him to get closer and then WHAM! Trepidly, and with the big bin in front of him for protection moved some of the foliage to get a better look. Ahh! We’re all okay! It’s an Iguana. And it is about three feet long as well. A natural herbivore on the island. “Eats Shoots and Leaves,’ as some famous author once wrote. But seriously they’re quite harmless. And they absolutely love fresh lettuce leaves. Some people ...
... cascaded down; the Boat yards are behind getting all the yachts back in the water. All the "Yacht Tradies" are flat out doing repairs. Parts are in short supply. Everyone is behind schedule. There is no use getting your knickers in a knot and making life hard for everyone. Maybe that's my smart game. I guess I'll find out when I get the bill!
That's all for now from the far flung reaches of civilisation.
Ciao for Now. Hope you're all well and happy.
... already been to about 80% of the places we plan visiting over the next three or four years. He dropped by this morning to have a look at the yacht and gave me a bit more advice. Always welcome from someone whose not just full of Bravado which many in the Sailing Fraternity seem to be.
We'll that's it for now. Tomorrow is Sunday and nothing happens on Sunday so I might go for a wander.
Hope you're all well. Ciao for now.
... on earth a bit.
This island had something that I saw before but I didn't remember it was here, you know, the photos, videos, adverts you might have seen where planes land just after passing above a beach and people getting blown away by the jets at take off. Well, that's the place. So on that airport beach thing you find drunk Americans spending the whole day there, checking the flights schedule to make sure they are at ...
Other places to stay in St. Maarten/St. Martin
19 Little Bay Rd, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $294
- Will probably return
- Not so good
- Great Bay is a Great Place to Stay
144 Oyster Pond Road, St. Maarten/St. Martin | 4 star hotelfrom $249
- Westin . . . We Try Harder
- Getting there
- Getting there
Baie Nettle, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $151
- Never treated so bad
- Needs a new MANAGER
- Great Location - Very Basic Accomodation
B.P. 481, Anse Marcel | 4 star hotelfrom $416
Baie de Marigot, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $138
- Great Location
- The best ever holiday in the world
- Enjoyed our stay
21 Rue de Petite Place, Grand Case | 3 star hotelfrom $165
- The ideal place for a stress-free vacation
- A little piece of paradise...
- Loved every moment!
C5 Parc de La Baie Orientale, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Great Vacation
- Orient bay
- Just what we needed
Frontstreet 45, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $197
- Ideal location
- See You Next Year !!!
- Reality Check
French Cul De Sac, Baie Nettle | Hotelfrom $240
Baie Orientale (Orient Beach), Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $169
Airport Road 15, Simpson Bay | 2 star hotelfrom $93
Jordan Road #42, Cupecoy Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $101
115 Parc de la Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 2 star hotelfrom $113
116 Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Great little hotel on Orient Beach
- First Trip to St Martin, Great Choice with L'Hostel
- Loved it but .....
Mont Vernon I, Orient Bay | 1 star hotelfrom $140
Baie Nettle | Hotelfrom $48
Front St 147, Philipsburg | Hotelfrom $53
- Very good
- On the main street of Phillipsburg
- Not good
117 Simpson Bay Road, Simpson Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Excellent hotel, would definitely go back
- Interesting Place to Stay but Beware
- Great hotel
Rue du GÃ©nÃ©ral-de-Gaulle, Marigot | 2 star hotelfrom $70
Front Street #85C, P.O. Box 965, Philipsburg | Hotelfrom $68
Parc de la Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Little Bay Beach, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $261
- Overall good
- Pleasant stay
- Ok but a little disappointing
Anse Marcel Cul de Sac, St. Maarten/St. Martin | Hotelfrom $154
Oyster Pond Road #156, St. Maarten/St. Martin | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- St Maarten - The way it's supposed to be.
- Very nice.
- Honeymoon at Princess Heights