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Tag: Guadeloupe

2017 Caribbean Trip Wrap-Up

Wrap up posts are my favorite because I get to look back on all the cool stuff I did on vacation. Last month’s trip to the Caribbean included stops in the Barbados, St. Barth’s, Montserrat, and Vieques- a lot of new places for me! Here are the highlights and a few lows from the whole trip: 1) Favorite Beach: La Chiva- Vieques, Puerto Rico I loved sitting under a palm tree reading my book on La Chiva. But even better was swimming in the turquoise, calm waters. The beaches in Vieques are not crowded and so peaceful. 2) Most interesting Read More

Getting Lost on Les Saintes, Guadeloupe

Les Saintes is a small island just off the coast of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe. Mom and I visited Basse-terre last year and had a good little time so I was pretty excited about Les Saintes. Fort Napoleon resides at the top of a monstrous hill. It is the number 1 thing to do on Les Saintes (besides visiting the beaches) so I was insistent that we do this. But it was about 95 degrees and super-uphill. Mom bailed early on after some walkers told us how miserable the hike up was for them. Mom and I agreed to meet Read More