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... our first leg of the trip. The introduction took us through the streets of St. John where we were given a brief history of the island and stops at significant landmarks. We finally left the bustling streets of St. John and made our way up a bumpy ride to Martin's Hill were we could take in the beautiful view of Falmouth and English Harbor. Our guide also noted the large mansion owned by Eric Clapton and down the way the rehabilitation building he built ...
I loved this island, such a fascinating history that I'd like to hear more of. It began as a slave colony, bought over for the plantations, claimed by the French then reclaimed by the British, ruled by two self appointed dictators in the nineteen eighties - the second took control while the first one (despised and feared by all) was out of the country. This second dictator who was much loved, was assassinated. The island eventually became a democracy. ...
... as Cannibals. The island was known as Wadadli until 1492 when Columbus sailed by and named it after Saint Maria de la Antigua. Eventually the English used the island as a colonial base for the Royal Navy until their independence in 1981. The current population is 85,000.
We booked an excursion for a 4WD safari that explored Antigua's ...
... be seen. Ha love learning something new!! The following night we sat and stared and wow, we saw it, the Emerald green flash,amazing!!! Craig went to Budget Marine (nothing cheap about a swindlery)to replace the lost fishing tackle,and came back with a wide grin on his face.... should never have given him the card!! He bought some heavy duty gear, what are we going to catch???? Quick test and hook over to be dutifully snatched of by something big, probably a Tarpon ...
... lol. I was anticipating a joyful ride while he was doing mack 20, I almost fell off a bunch of times after we jumped over waves. I kept screaming GET ME OFF THIS BLOODY THING!! All he could do was laugh. Was a wonderful husband. In the end for those spur moments of quietness, I did get to see most of the island coast. GORGEOUS! I've been to various other islands (Aruba, Cuba, DR) so far this is one of the nicest ones. We saw Eric Clapton's "vacation" ...