Travel Blogs from Gros Islet
... and swimming and then we retired to the pool for sunset cocktails. Overwhelmed with the joys of this paradise we just keep floating around telling each other how much we love one another, our experiences here and our lives together. Then paradise got even better when Steven choose this moment to ask me to be his wife, stolen by the wonders and beauty of the moment he threw out the formalities of the 'right’ way to propose and made me the happiest woman alive. ...
... africa which involve smoking ganga with the militia, and taking part in an African tribal initiation ceremony.
Mladen - our 1st mate, Croatian born, also professional sailor and our local terrorist, lovingly nicknamed Bin Laden by us - in charge of sleeping - mainly his own! 33
The ArCtic Queen - our lagoon 560, she's only 6 months old and all shiny and new, with 4 double cabins ensuite, 1 ensuite cabin with bunk beds, and 2 crew cabins one on ...
... From the Sunset Bar, where we breakfast, we take photos around the port, where there is an expedition cruiser near us and a monster yacht called Katara (124 metres long!!) with a fairly big helicopter on the aft heli-deck. There are also big motor yachts in the general anchorage area nearby.
We have been to Barbados before and know the Island Tour is pretty ordinary, but the beaches along the leeward coast to the north are pretty good, and the bus ...
... big waves on our beam and gusty winds. We sailed with 2 reefs in the main and a small amount of jib, in winds of 22 - 28 knots; making speeds of 7 - 8 knots.
We arrived in Admiralty Harbour at 12.30pm. Rob and David had arranged for a local engineer to try and repair the outboard whilst we were moored there. In the meantime we were able to swim ashore and explore, or take a local water taxi. We were also required to clear customs on our arrival. ...
... room) to call Dasheene and make a booking for me tonight at 5.30. To ensure that I get a good seat for the sunset I also asked her to call my driver and get him to pick me up at 5pm and also book an 11am pick up tomorrow for my transfer to Hewanorra airport.
It’s a beautiful day, clear blue skies and a cool breeze - the most comfortable weather since I arrived in the Caribbean. Went for a walk around town for 30 minutes, the first time I’ve done so ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services