Top O' The Morne
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... bar where Martin Orbidans entertained us with musical melodies and his zany sense of humour until midnight, the latest night we have had so far but great fun.
Consequently we slept like a log til 8a.m. Martinique has many attractions but all the tours seem too challenging for us so we will be staying on board to recouperate from our busy schedule. I think we will need a holiday when we get back to recover from this trip, there certainly is never a dull moment aboard ship.
... 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 ...
Poor old Lucky! He must think is name is Lucky NO! His default setting is - If you don't know what it is, try eating it! Either from when he was born , or as a result of his staircase trauma, he's got a gurney hip, which means he shuffles around like an old woman in slippers.
Because of this, we've come up with a new strategy; Currently, to use a football analogy, Lucky is a goal hanger. Keeper (that's me) launches the ball up to him, and this is where the analogy breaks ...
... Tizzie and her son Lucky. Lucky is so called because he was the only survivor of Tizzie’s litter.
We then took the dogs for their walk with Pablo. Basically, we throw a ball for Tizzie
whilst Lucky stands and watches! He seems to think there is no point chasing the ball as his Mum is always going to find it first, he just waits until Tizzie drops it then he grabs it and makes a bolt for it. Tizzie then chases ...
... turn around and get out!
We did it though and it felt better after a minute or two. Then when you get out you cover yourself in cooling mud; take a bunch of ridiculous pictures and then rinse it off. Once the mud is washed away your skin feels like a baby's bottom. People pay a lot of money for volcanic mud treatments as obviously they work. Then after changing again it was lunch!
The buffet was very tasty; in particular ...
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