Travel Blogs from Gros Islet
... people and good times not even the passing shower could dampen the mood – Steven laughed all week that we remained seated around the outside dinner table refusing to move when the shower came, just some “liquid moonshine” to compliment the evening.
The entire week was fantastic; I could not wipe the smile from my face once, and unbeknownst to me the best was yet to come. On our last day of vacation we spent the day relaxing at the beach, ...
... its a fair distance from the galley to the table!!! 25
THE Boris - our Skipper, Croatian born, is a cameraman and sometimes Tv presenter and of course professional sailor. He even wears a T-shirt saying SKIPPER just in case we forget. Married to the beautiful Nusa, and is an expert on Rum ( yes its his fault that i now drink it straight ) and gastonomie from all over the world, and excellent to spend night watch with as he has many stories of his extensive ...
... wedding turns into a fantasy world of make believe, beset by a Groom's evil Mother. Story line bit hard to follow, but spectacular costuming, and quite good presentation. After dinner, a bit of late night dancing with the Celebrity Orchestra Big Band at the Rendez-Vous lounge on Deck 4.
Cruise Day 8 Saturday 14th April Bridgetown, Barbados
Barbados was ruled by the British, uninterrupted, for 340 years, until independence in 1966.
... well for visiting yachtsmen.
The island has a strong sea-faring history, with boat building, fishing and whaling being prevalent here. The latter is on a small, traditional scale with a maximum of four whales a year allowed to be taken. They are hunted in open sailing boats, using hand- thrown harpoons (daring skills which are now becoming obsolete).
The journey time was only an hour and a half, but once we were out of the lee of St Vincent ...
... finished of the bread with some cold cuts and had the raisin biscuit for desert then watched a bit of TV and read in bed. There was an interesting show on the National Geographic channel about the burial of Jesus and what was likely to have happened to his body after the crucifixion. Finally – an alcohol free day!
Slept in until 9am, then asked Shalma at the front desk (who has been very helpful assisting me with bookings and confirmations in the absence of a phone ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking