Grand Pineapple Beach Antigua
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Antigua, West Indies
Our first port day is a stop in Antigua. Antigua is the largest of the British Leeward Islands. Together with its sister island, Barbuda, they are an independent nation and are part of the British Commonwealth. Antigua was under British control from 1667 until it's independence in 1981.
We have never been here before and despite ...
... the opportunity but the thought of carrying 3 full mortgages stopped us. We're hoping to revisit that option once the condo is paid down a lot more because it's really such an undiscovered island that prices are low, even beach front property arond our resort was going for 1.5M $US for the land. For land that gets you your own beach i find that a bit of a steal i totally excpected a lot more. Granted I still can't afford ...
... But we had seen lots of staff and no one said anything.
All four of us attended the "regulars" dinner at Ismay's restaurant on Friday night. The meal was excellent and the restaurant is very nice, so much so that we booked to go there on Saturday for their "fine dining" experience.
Three managers "mingled" with the guests during the "regulars" dinner. We had a young female reservations manager at our end of ...
... animals we had seen had tails which dangled down so they were sheep. My sister is now on a mission to find the stubby tailed goats. I told here that when we got to the hotel she should look up into the hills behind the hotel, as there is a flock of mountain goats there. You can tell they are mountain goats, I told her, becuase the legs on one side are shorter than the other to make is easier for the animals to climb steep hills. Strangely she didn't seem ...
So back to anihilate Griffins Gate and after a Big Win I walked away with $69. I live to fight another day!
My family, especially Mum and Wendy will not be surprised to read the above tale of Jill and the Slots, will ...