Grand Pineapple Beach Antigua
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13th - 17th February 2016
So we knew, once we boarded our very early morning flight to Antigua we were coming towards the end of this fantastic vacation. We left our hotel on Tortola in pitch darkness at 6 a.m. our last time at getting up at silly O' clock. (Or so I thought!)
We landed at the very plush V. C. Bird …
... and Curacao are about 20 miles north of the Venezuelan coast, only 12 degrees north of the equator, and 40 miles apart. Both islands are pretty flat, with only a few hills, and exceedingly dry. Their water comes from the desalinization of sea-water. As close as they are to the equator, the islands have no seasonal changes, with sunrise at about 6 a.m. and sunset 12 hours later, at 6 p.m. all through the year. Leaving Miami, and even ...
... that outnumber the passengers. I will only comment once I have been on one but that may be some tine away. Near the bus station is a statue of the nations first Prime Minister and national hero Sir Vere Cornwall Bird who oversaw the independence from UK sovereignty. From up to 30 feet away it looks like its made from paper mache and will wash away but luckily it is a sound construction. I decided ...
... water is crystal blue. It's not as warm as I had originally expected but they say this is Antigua's winter weather so the water is colder than what you'd expect. Can you imagine claiming 30 degrees Celcius as WINTER?? A girl can only dream.
I'm drinking a lot while down here so I need to make sure I head to the gym as soon as I figure out where the heck it is on the ...
We finally gave up and went to the bar. David actually looked like he had enjoyed himself. "It's so relaxing" he said. Is it? He is a very odd fellow.
We have just one more full day here before we head home and the "End of Holiday" blues is kicking in, for me anyway.
It's lovely being in the heat and being thoroughly spoiled but that just makes the thought of coming home to the cold and miserable UK very hard.