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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... right about these upscale villas on large lots that are being built. St Lucia ha very limited amout of flat land, and I would think this land should be used for something sustainable, like farming... not just sold to some rich St Lucian living abroad or foreigner so they can build a house that will just sit empty for most of the year. When you're a tiny island, any waste of precious resources--like flat land, can be disasterous further down the road... My next town ...
... and means to be able to throw mums ashes overboard without getting into trouble pretty much. We didn’t expect the amount of efforts they went to on board. The crew ended up closing off the back deck of the ship for us and once we arrived we were greeted by the captain, the vice captain and on a small table was a massive array of flowers, including white roses (Yorkshire Roses) and these small booklets they’d put together for a service, all with mums name on. The Captain ...
... good number of sperm whales, sometimes individually, sometimes in pairs of perhaps a mother and calf, sometimes a group of 4 or 5 whales 'socialising' together. Indeed, our closest and longest lasting experience was our final sighting as we tracked a group of 5 whales for the last 20 minutes of our exploration. By this time we were 12.5 miles off the Dominica coastline, the Ventura was just about visible in the distance. ...
... might do to that foundation. The British built a fort here to keep an eye on the French in nearby Martinique. It fell into disuse for many years but functioned as a signal base for the US in WWII. We hiked around the park and checked out the snorkeling. The water wasn't as clear as where we had previously snorkeled farther south, likely due to the nearby resort, but there were a lot of fish and it was very shallow, making it easier for me to see.
... back on board and we weren’t even the last ones, there were still two people behind us.
Since it had been a big day, it was dinner in the buffet and for those passengers who had drunk a little too much rum punch, an early night. Thankfully tomorrow is a sea day so they will all have enough time to recover before our next port.
The Jacquot or the St. Lucia Parrot, is a bird native to only the island. It is also the national bird of St. ...