Travel Blogs from Bouillante
Then we went out of the ship and looked at the merchant tables on the dock. From there, sonot to get lost, like our waiter said was easy to do, we decided to go straight down one street, we were going to turn and come back the same way but I decided to go around the block.
Around the corner we found a snack business so we stopped for a beer. We didn't want to drink Heineken so Barb saw ...
... there is also an impressive little museum with about 16 rooms, one of the rooms is about the battle of the Saintes and also ones on fishing, coral, fishing, geology, fishing, and indigenous tribes. There was a lot of fishing !! Anyway after the walk we sailed back and anchored under the Pain de Sucre, an impressive basalt column, where the snorkeling was very good with large parrotfish everywhere.
6/2 we left at 9 and sailed the 20 miles on one long beat to Pointe ...
... On the 15 minute transfer a monster rain shower. On the small Island the crew light up the charcoal BBQ and we get our snorkelling gear out. Shailja decides against it today and S and I set off towards the reef. Ok snorkelling, some colourful tropical fish. Unfortunately if you have snorkelled in the Maldives this is not as good. A great lunch on the Island. Pork and French Bread and then BBQ chicken, fish and pork all served with copious amounts of rum punch and ...
... African descent have arrived fairly recently by choice.
Bourg des Saints is a cute seaside town, sparkling clean and picturesque with red roofs and a handful of those older Caribbean buildings that are all balconies and gingerbread. Flowers grow in abundance around the houses and no one is in a hurry. Local boats anchored all along the waterfront.
Terre D'Een ...
... was probably just going about his business. The 52ft Granger had more puff, and more experience however, and we didn't stand a chance !
We gave Liam and Annie a big wave and wished them well to their destination.
We should also mention that just off the bay at Deshaies there are two little islands, the main one being the location of the Cousteau Underwater Park. Many of us (old enough) would remember Jaque and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting