Grand Pineapple Beach Antigua
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... learned during our conversation with one family that our daughters were born in Del Rio, TX; and with the other family, the wife a retired intelligence combat veteran and her husband is also retired, both from the Army. He was unable to join us today because of his dialysis treatment. Oddly enough both families are from Kentucky.
Everyone on the tour was very quiet at the beginning, but after our stop at Nelson’s Dockyard and ...
... I guess that's why the British littered it with forts. In the early morning, none of the visitor's centers are open and none of the booths that say “pay here” are manned, so I got to see the outside of everything for free. They had a few markers up by the various ruins that indicated what I was looking at, but maybe it would have been cooler to have a guide telling me the history beyond what was on the placards. The area was also ...
... to Antigua was the longest in terms of miles but took the same amount of time as the passage from Bali to Reunion but most felt it was a lot longer. A lot of people were intensely looking forward to getting into port this time. Tempers were flaring over the past week. A week or so out of St Helena I was ready to pack it all in on the sail making but knew I couldn’t as I would not just sit around while everyone else was working. I think it was in large ...
... she let us know our room was ready and that the bellman was leaving now to grab our luggage (that was already packed) from our old room and move it to our new room. We were taken to our new room 7116 a Portofina Suite (PF) in the Cyrpress Building. We LOVED the new room with its fresh clean look, gigantic bathroom w/ whirlpool tub, and fabulous patio w/ lounge chairs. We stayed in the room for a bit to check it out and wait for our luggage, but quickly realized it was stuffy and the A/C ...
... Boat sighted by official customs officers, documents and paper work completed we were then allowed to explore Jolly Harbour! I hadn't been to Jolly Harbour before, Martyn had during the sailing week, I had opted out to lay on the beach. It was like a little village with shops, restaurants and bars, banks and a coffee shop. It was like a gated estate with little apartments that all had water front views with a private dock. It had a glimmer of it's hey day but ...
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