Travel Blogs from Gros Islet
... enough. I was, though! She definitely got on my nerves, and had some strange opinions... Eventually brendo saved me and said it was time for bed. Not that we got much sleep... We were given one very lumpy 'pillow' to share and the room was full of mosquitoes. Not to mention our French roommate is a choir teacher and was working till early in the morning on these songs... Dragged ourselves out of bed early the next morning eager to get out of there and go exploring ...
... and exploration of the forest. We then went to the Marquis Estate view point to take in the beautiful scenery of the Atlantic; the estate was one of the first and largest banana plantations in St Lucia. Afterwards we returned to the port and our ship.
Once again, as on previous islands, education is very important on St. Lucia. Although, their television comes from the U.S., they are very careful not to exercise the culture for their children ...
... island, I can't recommend this tour. If you're looking to learn to use a segway, I can recommend this though as by the end we were all able to go very fast up and down inclines and make relatively sharp turns.
I had a little more time before dark to go explore. I headed towards Castries, but got sidetracked by a sign for a heritage house. The house is up a hill hidden away, but has a nice view ...
... up the boys screaching pink bits as I go ... the boys take ages to stir claiming they didn't understand "pink bits" so didn't think it was an emergency :-), and by the time they got upstairs the squalls had completely disappeared having moved past us. Boris then gave me a quick debrief about checking the direction of the squalls before waking them up, and I sheepishly agreed that was a good idea, all the while convinced that all three storms surrounding us were in ...
... George’s, Grenada
Grenada is the southernmost of the Windward Islands, and is known as the “Spice Isle” due to its production of nutmeg, along with some cinnamon cloves, ginger, turmeric and mace. It became an independent country (from Britain) in 1974, but had a number of coups, until things settled down after elections in 1985.
There doesn’t seem to be anything spectacular to see, so we decide to just get public transport ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services