Nelson Spring Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Charlestown
- We arrived in Nevis one week ago where Peter immediately got sick with a sinus infection complete with a throat burning like swallowing fire and his head about to pop off with a migraine. Great start. Our goal for the next two months is to "live like a local." And what better way to jump into "real" life than to be baptized into the Nevisian medical system. Thus the foray into finding a doctor on this island. ...
... feeling like P. Diddy. Grabbed my (sun)glasses, I'm out the door, I'm gonna hit this city...
I got "breakfast" at El Fredo's, a restaurant on the Bay Road between Basseterre and Bird Rock that I've always wanted to try, but it's only open for lunch and I work most of the days it's open. The food was authentic food, but in a sit-down setting. It's got a "view" of the main road, and a beat-up neighborhood, but the place it pretty ...
... Bath Historic Hotel, the Nevis Museum, and then the Golden Rock Plantation.
Lunch was unexpectedly superb. The arugula salad was just that- arugula. Not a bunch of micro greens and spinach with a little arugula, but real, peppery arugula. In fact, it was almost too peppery. The balsamic wasn't balsamic vinaigrette. It was real, mothered balsamic vinegar. I was very impressed with the quality of ...
... manor (previously reviewed here) and the nearby Wingfield Estate.
Wingfield is a 17th century sugar mill that is in ruins now and undergoing archaeological discovery. It was neat to see the big bowls that the workers used to boil the cane juice down to sugar. It took less than 15 minutes to walk around, but it was fun.
Next up was Brimstone Hill Fortress. There were more people there this time than ...
... to throw out. I hate wasting all that food, but I'm not willing to take chances and want my big rubbermaid container to be nice and clean so that future food doesn't get infested. Grrrr.
My water aerobics class has now been moved from the pool at Sugar Bay to the ocean by Timothy Beach. The class was very different in the ocean, as the water was pushing me around a lot, there were rocks in the sand at the bottom, the bottom was pocked ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet