Bel Air Plantation Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... to crack open they are harvested using long (15') bamboo poles and ladders. The seed are removed, steamed to remove the covering called Lacy, dried, and finally ground. The drying today still occurs in the open air, however the grinding wheel shown was in operation since the late 1700's. It has been modernized. The water wheel was supplied by an aqueduct running from a man-made damn from high above. Once ground, the spice was shipped around the world. ...
... the spices etc.
Grenada is 2l miles long and 12 miles wide - known as the Isle of Spice. Our tour guide Brian - with an "i" he informed us, went on to say that Grenada is the second producer of nutmeg in the world after Indonesia. Our drive took us into the tropical rain forest and on the way we saw nutmeg trees, yellow allemande flowers (think that's how you spell it), dragon blood plants, ginger lily plants in red and pink ...
... All other sysems are run off the "house bank" which is four, 4DA AGM's. For solar we make power from 6:30am to 5:30pm, peaking out at around 50amps/hr mid day. The first day we had it we max charged our batteries AND made 85 gallons of water- SWEET! The only exception is the HVAC system (Air/Heat/Dehumidifiers), but we rarely run that anyway. With that said, the generator should be run once/week, so we take the opportunity to run the dehumidifiers and really dry ...
... li>North into the windward/leeward islands of the Caribbean and in May head to east coast USA or Europe
Forgot to mention in yesterday's post, we watched Last Vegas on our TV in the cabin during the afternoon and also got our second wind last night and each had a hot chocolate at the Deli. We were soon joined by an English couple who were nice and we chatted for a while – actually he chatted and we listened as we could hardly get a word in edgeways !!
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