The Hermitage Plantation Inn
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... in 1995 on my first cruise with my parents and it had not changed much from what I remembered. We then stopped at Brimstone Hill Fortress (also something I'd seen in 1995) and we took many pictures there as it was very picturesque. Off to a few more scenic viewpoints (Black Rock and the Church near the French settlement) and Ashton grabbed our Roti orders and picked up lunch ...
... beers/rums equanimity was restored - we took a vote and were right !!
21/2 On the morning surprisingly our muscles felt OK!, we had a late set off to sail the 2 miles over to Cockleshell bay on St Kitts where we anchored off the famous Reggae Beach bar and restaurant, this was portrayed where somewhere monkeys gamboled through the grounds, I went ashore to find the monkeys in cages, they are apparently let out at the end of lunch it was full of yank college flags and ...
... listed price for tourists. I was looking for stuff that was actually made in St. Kitts, and not just handmade elsewhere with a beach theme and sold in St. Kitts. His comment: you can tell them it was made in St. Kitts and they won't know. He only had a few items actually made in St. Kitts, which I find a bit sad, but he does recommend the Amina Craft market as those items are actually made here. Some of the materials come from elsewhere ...
... but we eventually found signs for a restaurant that sounded like it was at a hotel or something and would be open. We followed the signs down some side road, up some back road, on some neighborhood path that was more driveway than road, up the mountain, and finally to the Montpelier.
Montpelier is a hotel/restaurant on the site of what used to be a sugar mill. They have some very pretty gardens. As we were the ...
... there was a Caribbean jazz band playing all sorts of smooth jazz songs with standard instruments and steel pan drums. The music was good. For me though, it's the type of music I put on the fall asleep, so I wasn't exactly the liveliest fan. Next, they had about 20 minutes of commercials as they changed over for the lady we were there to see... Roberta Flack!
We were really excited for her, but she was not that ...