Sunday, 21 June 2009
Poinciana tress are in full bloom in the Caribbean.
Orange, pink, salmon, green... the colours of The Saintes.
Genna, Ray, Barry and Robert. A memorable pre-lunch drink by the water's edge in Terre de Haut, Iles des Saintes. You'll have to ask Ray about the Ginger Rhum drink.
We enjoyed a walk with Ray and Genna, dodging the crazy scooter renters all the way. The Saintes are a popular tourist spot and scooters are the most popular mode of transport.
Darn fish traps. The newly constructed ones above are about 10' x 10'. We dodge them all the time. Sometimes the only clue to their whereabouts is a plastic soda bottle bobbing on the surface of the water even up to 200 feet - not easy to see. No one wants to go swimming in 200 feet to untangle a prop from a fish trap line.
Ravenala madagascariensis OK, it's a Travellers Palm.
Goats, chickens, cows. Free ranging in paradise.
Fishing boats in the Saintes.
Tropical fruit salad in the Caribbean is simply the best.