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... of the island is 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, so not large. But you fly in at the base of the island, by the Piton Mountains. We had a driver from the villa pick us up, known as Big Runna. The drive from the airport to the villa was about an hour and 20 minutes, even though you are only going about 20 miles. It takes so long because of the condition of roads and they drive along the sea and the rain forest. We made a couple ...
... them up close, but they still looked pretty good.
The beach at Marigot Bay was also the site for the filming of the scenes in the 1967 film Dr. Doolittle where the harness for the Great Lunar moth was being made, the shipwreck and the appearance of the Giant Pink Sea Snail.
For our day’s activity, we opted to do a snorkelling tour that took us an area in the vicinity of Anse la Raye on the eat coast of the island. This involved a hour long boat ...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Jeff and I have never been to St. Lucia so we decide instead of taking an organized tour we'll strike out on our own and go snorkeling.
We wend our way off the boat through the hordes hawking tours and taxis. We do stop to ask a cabbie how much the fare would be to Anse-La Raye. Our Fodors tells us that there is excellent snorkeling there. "$120. US" is his answer. When we laugh, he drops it to $100. We laugh again ...
... were on our way home. I was able to go on a proper swim in marigot and one of the locals gave me a free banana so I was pretty stoked on life. The street party that night was another big one, hence my fragile state today. A new Australian girl, Rachel, arrived in the afternoon, so we met up with her for some drinks before taking her to the jump up in Gros islet. She's just finished her elective in Uganda that sounded like such shambles... Found herself in a ...
... first for some pre drinks and then take a local bus to Gros islet. However, things didn't really turn out as planned, and, by the looks of it, I should probably get used to that being the case for most of our outings... Well, at least for the first few weeks... We took a local bus down the hill into Castries and were planning on walking up to their place, what was supposed to be 7 minutes in a light rain. However, about 3 minutes into our walk a family on ...