Category: Caribbean

Days and Nights in San Juan

We got an email quite recently from James asking us whether we missed snow, or rain or the cold. He said in it that he probably would. Well, the answer is – “No we don’t”. We miss friends and family, we miss the range of cheeses [well any good cheese actually, never mind a range], …

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Prickly Politics on the islands that time forgot

So here we are re-learning some very important words, these being,” ¡Hola!”, “Buenos Días”, “Dos Medalla por favor”, “Gracias” and “Chao”, and it won’t have taken you very long at all to have worked out that “Medalla” is the name of a beer! As you know, we do like to try to make at least …

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The Saints of Uncle Sam

In my last post I made a passing reference to St. Martin – as that was where we were at the time. In total we spent a week there but the only real thing of significance to note, other than an excellent French meal at the “Tropicana” restaurant in Marigot, was the building of a …

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