Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 15

CLAIRE’S TOURS!!! – Providencia and San Andres Islands – Restaurants and other hints and tips

I wrote this for two lots of cruising friends [Jasdip and Kokopelli] who are following us. They suggested I should publish it for others to read – so although I don’t normally put this type of thing on, if there are any cruisers, or backpackers or anyone else visiting these great islands who find this …

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Mar 14

San Andres surprises us

At the end of the last blog entry I said “Cheerio” to you from Isla Providencia, Columbia and the following day at 6.00am we said “Cheerio” to the island as we upped anchor to set sail for San Andres. It was a lovely morning – perhaps a little too calm because with winds of 7-10knots …

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Mar 02

A Taste of Providencia

Providencia, a Colombian Island, actually lies nearer to Nicaragua [which is 140 miles to the west] than it does to mainland Colombia [480 miles to the south east]. It was named “Old Providence” by its original settlers – English Puritans who, in 1627, split from their contemporaries in Massachusetts. Not sure how “pure” this branch …

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