Queen's Gardens Resort - Hampshire Classic
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Saba, Statia, St. Kitts, Nevis & Montserrat are five small volcanic islands rising steeply from the sea until their peaks brush the clouds. St. Kitts, the highest, is 4,000 ft. The smallest, Statia, is 2,000 feet. The high mountains trap moisture and as a result have a lush, tropical canopy as they ascend. Saba and Statia (St. Eustatius) are part of the Netherlands. St. Kitts ...
So after a wonderful night mixing with the rich and famous, I bet they didn't really know who we were, had a leisurely breakfast before dinghying over to another racing catamaran called Cool Cat. Now isn't that just a brilliant name for a boat! And there we discussed the future plans. It seems that when you sail, and are always at the mercy of the winds and seas
and everything is, now how can I put it without seeming to make a pun out of it? And I think the correct word is ...
... 160; I did manage to drag one, loudly, to a small spot in the sun. I, naturally, was making a scene the entire way. We passed the island of Monserratt, where in 2010 they had a volcanic eruption which wiped out the entire town of Plymouth. To see the lava field and the destruction it caused was surreal. Later in the afternoon most everyone on the ship was having a very hard time staying awake. ...
Coming into the Caribbean by plane was breathtaking; I've never seen water like it before. The ocean was a gorgeous sapphire colour, while the island were rimmed with a crystal clear turquoise ring. It took me a few minutes to really fathom that I was actually in the Caribbean.
Getting to the cabin when we landed on Saba took us almost to the top of the island, which (if I remember correctly) is 800m at its peak. Our cabin ...
... t so deep. I think the bottom was close to sea-level. In my mind, the inside of the volcano would be rocky, but it was actually covered in plants and very green. I don't know if other volcanos are like this or not, but this one completely changed my preconceptions.
All in all, it took us over 2 hours to get to the top at a pretty strenuous pace. It took us plenty of time to get down too, as there were many places where we had to climb down ...