Scout's Place Hotel
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... 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 ...
... was said and done. I don't know if I'll go tomorrow or not. They are planning to make a whole day of it whereas today's race was over by 1. I did see a whale breaching and a couple others swimming along as we sailed which was very cool.
This is a very french port. A local band came and performed during the party mentioned above. They sang french sea chanties and folk songs all in french of course. And they have those wonderful breads and pastries ...
... Michael. We were sorry to leave these beautiful islands and their safe anchorages behind, but really excited at the same time to see what was ahead of us.
We reached our waypoint just outside Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda. By that time it was time for lunch, so we dropped anchor and made some lunch. Very pleasant indeed…we couldn’t believe that our journey was finally beginning.
We had decided we were in no real hurry ...
... the wind pushing the water out of one end, deck
chairs being blown over the wall… can't see more than 100 meters through the
rain. They have called this "Tropical Depression #17" and now that it’s 800 km
north of St. Maarten it has turned into category-2 Hurricane “Otto”. Nice.
So we head for the airport at 7:00am under brighter broken skies, even a pinch ...
... I guess I should respect their persistence...
Feral cats, looking starved and pathetically unhappy with their lot in life, infest the perimeter of our property, and they like to fight from time to time. Sounds like babies crying - in pain. Terrible sometimes. Territorial wars over nothing I suspect.
The island does have a problem with feral cats and dogs, and a program to neuter the females is well underway. Running past a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsScout's Place Hotel Windwardside
Good food, free wifi, good location, GREAT staff, GREAT dive team.
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