Here in the northern world, days are short now; it’s cold and dark outside. So I dug out these photos to remember warmer climes. This is Barbados in December.
Treasures might be buried in the Grenadines. I didn’t search. The beaches, the sapphire sea, the sail boat and everything on it was enough.
I sailed to Grenada in the early 90s and remember a green, verdant island. I also remember two guys who took us around, both high as kites.
Where in the world is this cryptic grave stone? In Plymouth, the oldest settlement on the Caribbean island of Tobago, that’s where.
Much can be said about cruise ships and their impact on ports in small countries, environmentally and visually. Sitting at a cafe in Devonport in 2003, all of a sudden a huge, white monster wall appeared before us, above the house tops. It was The World, then the world’s largest cruise ship, passing through the [...]
Queen Emma pontoon bridge, Willemstad Curacao Today’s travel photo is from a 17th century Dutch trading settlement. It’s been many years since I visited, but I remember being enthralled by the cheerful, charming capital of Curacao and the Netherlands Antilles. Apparently, I’m not the only one. UNESCO has decided the European colonial old town and [...]
The natural bridge, the square 50 cent coin, the windblown Divi Divi trees pointing to the southwest… in Aruba, you always know directions.
Brimstone Hill Fortress The Caribbean island of St Kitts was tossed back and forth between England and France in what seemed an interminable battle for most of the 17th and 18th centuries. The island was quite heavily fortified and Brimstone Hill is an exceptionally well preserved historical fort. It’s a monument to brilliant British engineering [...]