The Point On Burgeaux Bay
Travel Blogs from St. Maarten/St. Martin
... plan was hatched! We’d tow them to the nearest harbour on the French side, (Port Louis Marina).Very close to the Gendarmerie; Reg would suddenly decelerate our big boat which would slow much quicker that the one we were towing; the line would suddenly go slack and at that precise point in time I was to slip the rope off and cast them adrift. Split timing was everything.... And as all these very ad-hoc quickly made up plans go... it worked perfectly. They were suddenly adrift ...
... as far as we were concerned. Had the welcoming
committee all organised; the herrings and cheeses all ordered, but.... the powers that be must have forgotten to tell the drivers of the cavalcade about what she actually wanted to do. So in the blink of an eye, as we say over here, "here she comes....," and that was it...... “there she goes,” they forgot to stop here!
Now here’s something you won’t know. According to the newspaper, ...
I'd like to
preface this with an apology to everyone because of the time taken since our last blog. Relative and visitors have been staying with us and it’s been wonderful having them here.
It really hasn’t taken us that long to get back into the groove of Island life. The other morning for example we went to a store selling kitchen and catering equipment looking for bits and pieces when we saw what must have been one of the biggest birthday ...
... high on the back of the truck. So with the sound system turned up to full blast (you can hear it coming many hundreds of yards away) ...
... Dyana has had, the competition had better watch out. She can go on for hours and hours...... Let's call it the NEW PENTATHLON. 1. HURDLING over the piles of clothes strewn over the floor in Primark in Romford. 2. WRESTLING the bargains out of your opponents hands; or as an alternative. 3 WRESTLING with the crowds on Oxford Street at Christmas time as you try to get from one shop to the next. 4 STANDING in exta long queues at the check out tills; this checks ...
Other places to stay in St. Maarten/St. Martin
19 Little Bay Rd, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $264
- 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 $167
- Westin . . . We Try Harder
- Getting there
- Getting there
Baie Nettle, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $188
- Never treated so bad
- Needs a new MANAGER
- Great Location - Very Basic Accomodation
B.P. 481, Anse Marcel | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Baie de Marigot, Marigot | 3 star hotelfrom $118
- Great Location
- The best ever holiday in the world
- Enjoyed our stay
21 Rue de Petite Place, Grand Case | 3 star hotelfrom $158
- 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 $118
- Great Vacation
- Orient bay
- Just what we needed
Frontstreet 43, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $181
- Ideal location
- See You Next Year !!!
- Reality Check
Baie Orientale (Orient Beach), Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $166
Airport Road 15, Simpson Bay | 2 star hotelfrom $94
P.O. Box 4046, Cupecoy Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Parc de la Baie, Orient Bay | 2 star hotelfrom $113
116 Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Great little hotel on Orient Beach
- First Trip to St Martin, Great Choice with L'Hostel
- Loved it but .....
Front St 147, Philipsburg | Hotelfrom $115
- Very good
- On the main street of Phillipsburg
- Not good
117 Simpson Bay Rd, Simpson Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $119
- Excellent hotel, would definitely go back
- Interesting Place to Stay but Beware
- Great hotel
Parc de la Baie Orientale, Orient Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $138
Little Bay Beach, Philipsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $256
- Overall good
- Pleasant stay
- Ok but a little disappointing
Oyster Pond Road #156, St. Maarten/St. Martin | 3 star hotelfrom $148
- St Maarten - The way it's supposed to be.
- Very nice.
- Honeymoon at Princess Heights