Category: Providencia

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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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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A few words about the Vivorillo Cays

I just realised that I didn’t say anything about the Vivorillo Cays in my last blog post – which is really quite an omission, particularly for yachty readers. The Vivorillos are one of a number of Cays lying at the eastern end of North Honduras. Traditionally yachts have sailed around all these Cays passing to …

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