The Crane Residential Resort
Travel Blogs from Saint Philip
... did the woman on the next table.
We decide to head to the One Love Bar in First Avenue to see what the karaoke punters were up to and to sneak a peek at the show in Raggamuffins. But mum, Puddin, Phyllis and Gregory decided to head back to the hut. They're such lightweights.
As always Malcolm is approached and asked if he "wants anything". This seems to happen to him regularly. I tease him ...
... to get a letter of invitation from my soon-to-be
hosts proved futile.
She settled for a forwarded email with fuzzy details of my accommodation and made it clear that the St. Lucia airport would ask for travel documents and even warned of no entry in Martinique by their immigration. I never thought of the French as being draconian but I smiled and nodded.
... so we had to motor the last 300 or so miles.
Our only hiccup along the way was a jammed main halyard block, which meant sending Chris up the mast to free it. Conditions were calm so it happened at a good time.
We arrived at Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown, Barbados at 8pm on the 16 December and anchored .
It was great to be here and also great to sleep without being tossed around.
There's no better way to start our first official day on the island than scrambled eggs fresh from the chicken, toast made from freshly baked bread, and straight-from-the-cow milk in my coffee. I needed all the brain food available to get psyched up for driving.
The day began with a leisurely tour of the farm. The citrus and banana trees are on the side of the house, then we came around to the side, where the large garden offered papaya, ...
As per plan the whole day was spent at the dive shop. Early on Aunty Trudy and Uncle Herbert arrived to say hello before returning later with an excellent Chicken, peas & rice pillau AND Brandon. The day was spent swimming & snorkling with an attempt made at boogieboarding. The boys hit it off and had a great day. With Trudi on the case with American Airlines over our bags they showed up in the ...