Top O' The Morne
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... the hilltop. We also saw where the road was washed out in a number of places from a xmas eve storm. After a stop at the store, we arrived at the hotel around 530, greeted with a rum drink.
We were given room #411 which is high up on the hill, great views and a pool. It is two stories with 2 rooms upstairs and a living room and kitchen downstairs. While not convienient because you have to rely on vans ...
... up bright and early yesterday in anticipation for our first day at the hospital. Dr O kindly gives us a lift in with him in the morning with a detour to drop his daughter off at school. The hospital snuck up on me as it was so small! I'm so used to the big monstrosities in the cities, so this modest 3 story hospital came as a bit if a surprise. Our first views of the insides were in the A&E during Dr O's ward round. It is a small, cramped 6 bed ward ...
... met another bloke and saved his life somehow. Neither of us could really work what he was saying and didn't want to interrupt as the story was now over a quarter of an hour long with no apparent end in sight.
He then produced a package of silver paper which we assumed he was going to try and sell us, but no he just wanted to show some incense that he had gathered from the sap of a tree found only in the middle of the island. He did ask us for a lift into Soufriere and ...
... clock is not going to go off, so we went to bed at 7.30 to a chorus of cicadas and tree frogs warbling.
We woke with the sun at 5.30 to an incredible view of the Caribbean and after breakfast
and a walk with the dogs, Sarah and Pablo took us into Castries. They are kindly lending us their car whilst they are away, but I need to have a St. Lucian driving licence, so we headed off the relevant Government department. ...
... ones we'd never heard of.
We then travelled into Soufriere to see the Sulphur springs at the Volcano which has been dormant for decades. The springs there is super hot; a few degrees off boiling so we changed into our bathing suits and entered the water (which p.s. stinks of sulphur) and realized just how hot this hot springs was. It was physically uncomfortable. Until you submerged your shoulders the impulse was ...
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