El Momo Cottages
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Saba was like, the best place I've ever been, in my life. It's a volcanic island and we stayed at El Momo Cottages, which I would HIGHLY recommend. We walked up an old volcano in a rainforest, and met a bunch of interesting people at the cottage. Also, we walked around and picked up some black sand, then we mostly just hung out in the hammock with more Carib beer.
... backwards (and very carefully).
Upon returning to town, we grabbed some coconut water from a friend's stand by the gas station because it supposedly has good electrolytes in it. We de-mudded, put on our swimsuits, and headed out to Shipwreck to relax.
I'm pretty sure I fell asleep on the beach chairs, but woke because it was cold and moved my towel on top of me like a blanket. Please keep in mind that I'm fully adjusted to ...
... gratuity on purchases. Additionally most of the other ports had very small wine selections, if any, and the stores were not air conditioned, which was not ideal for wine storage.
As we took none of the optional excursions offered, we walked Gustavia from end to end, visiting the lighthouse area for a view of the port from above, and Shell Beach, on the other end. Shell beach appeared to be the popular local spot and it was very pretty.
... Black Cherry ice cream - and again all the portion sizes were just perfect, there was nothing left on anyone's plate except maybe the garnishes! With another great meal under our belts - literally AND figuratively! - we decided to check out the evening's entertainment in the Viennese Lounge. This was a number of nice song-and-dance routines with a musical theatre flavor. Then it was time to retire to my cabin and get set for a busy day to ...