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Monthly Archives: March 2015
Gaining on the BVIs’ roundabouts!
A week into our stay in the British Virgin Islands and our initial reservations have been swept away by superb snorkeling in piratical locations, natural adventure playgrounds, relaxed beach clubs with decent food, uncrowded anchorages with perfect beaches, a seemingly inexhaustible … Continue reading
Overrated? Maybe not, but definitely overpopulated.
We (still) have high hopes of the British Virgin Islands. After rushing past St. Barts to get to St. Maarten from Barbuda, we were looking forward to getting away from it all again. Quiet wilderness, unspoilt nature, pristine beaches and marine … Continue reading
Heineken Cup – racing with Phaedo at St. Maarten’s Heineken Cup regatta
Well actually competing in CSA4 so not quite in the same league as the Brian Thompson / Michel Desjoyaux dream team rocket ship , the gunboats and the Volvo 70s like Monster Project, more of a scratch crew really, composed of mates … Continue reading
No shortage of sand here
Nor of turtles, wind, miles and miles of deserted beach, and frigate birds. The only downside is the underwater visibility, rendering snorkeling less than amazing even where surrounded by protective reefs. Barbuda stands in marked contrast to Antigua. Only 40m … Continue reading