Archive for July 2017

Flying High in the Tobago Cays

The next island in the Grenadine chain is Canouan. Benny keeps a close eye on noonsite.com, which, among many other things, provides updates on nefarious activities that impact cruisers around the world. Like St. Vincent, Canouan has a reputation for thievery, so, like St. Vincent, we decided to give it a miss. Further down the…

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Bequia & Mustique

When heading south from St. Lucia, the next island you encounter is St. Vincent. Unfortunately, there have been many incidents with cruisers over the last several years involving theft and worse. So sadly, like many other cruisers, we completely bypassed it. St. Vincent is actually just one part of “St. Vincent and the Grenadines”, the…

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St. Lucia & Les Pitons

Rodney Bay, on the north-east coast of St. Lucia is a large and popular anchorage with a very protected lagoon and marina. We anchored in the bay and awaited the arrival of Steve and Peri McHale, our great friends from Vancouver. As you move “down-island” (i.e. moving southward through the Leeward and Windward chain), you…

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Vacation in Martinique

Martinique is the first of the Windward Islands. Like Guadeloupe, it is part of France, although it seems more cosmopolitan than its sister to the north. We landed in St. Pierre and cleared customs online in a seaside bar while drinking a couple of large bières françaises. Remember what I said in my previous post…

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