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... is only 15 miles away. There we need to do some duty free chandlery shopping!!! And another thing! I can't have a rage about the bloody french as i already have!!!! but....Why do boat loads of teenagers come and anchor next to us in a very expensive boat where the girls are wearing THE smallest bikinis you have ever seen and I end up with a stiff neck from looking in the opposite direction so as not to be accused of being an old letch? It's bloody tough out ...
... in on the French side without incurring Dutch fees. There is a draw bridge on the French side, but its width is variously reported as 32 or 35 feet. We would not attempt to pass through that bridge as our beam is over 25 feet.
After a couple quiet days in Marigot Bay, we departed for Antigua/Barbuda with Paul and Linda at 1800 on Friday, March 9. Donna and I had visited Barbuda last winter and really enjoyed it. Excited by ...
... of the event was: kayak across an inlet, through some mangroves, stop to hear a talk, then kayak a bit longer, hear another brief talk, then cross a large bay to hear a final talk, then return to the dock. The trip did begin spectacularly when a white heron flew in to light on a mangrove right as we were kayaking past. But, after that, we saw few birds and not much else. It was a large group, and I think we would have scared away most animals.
What a beautiful sight outside our cabin window. St. John’s, Antigua looked gorgeous. We could see St. John’s Cathedral, a centuries-old church twice destroyed by earthquates (in 1683 and in 1745). The island reatured lush rainforests, a crafts market, abundant agriculture -- from mangoes to bananas -- and a variety of cuisine choices at local cafes and restaurants.
As hard as it was to get up after ...
... for that purpose. At the same time, we knew we could coordinate in town a tour of the famous “Magnificent Frigate Bird Sanctuary” which is reputed to be the largest in the world, although we have seen differing accounts, some saying that the one on the Galapagos Islands is the largest. Either way, we knew we would see something spectacular if it rivaled the likes of the protected Galapagos.
Ken and Joan picked us up ...
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