April 2012 archive

From the sublime… to the not quite ridiculous

A sixty mile passage was required to take us from Barbuda to our next Island – St Barts. Well, actually St Barth if you want to be correct – or even St-Barthélemy if you want to give it its full title. I suppose, being that it is French, we should at least refer to it …

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Big Birds!

You will remember from the last post that we had a really good sail from Guadaloupe to Antigua. We arrived in Falmouth Harbour about an hour before sunset and therefore in excellent time for “sundowners” with Steph and Stuart who we had last seen six days previously in the Îles des Saintes. Although the following …

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Iles des Saintes et Guadaloupe

As you will have realised from the previous entry, we really liked Dominica so it was hard to know, on leaving, what we would make of the next place and whether it might suffer in our expectations because the bar was set so high. Well, not to worry – we appear to be managing to …

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