Parties, Carnival, and Zach

We had intended to spend about 2 weeks in St Barths before going to St Martin/St Maarten (henceforth known as SXM) but my good friend, Sharna, broke her wrist so we hopped from Nevis to SXM directly. My nephew, Zach, was coming to visit so we had to get there before May 8 no matter…

Antigua (An-tee-gu)

  I’m posting this from Bozeman, Montana, after writing it several weeks ago. Our internet connection in St. Martin was terrible and then the computer went belly up the day I arrived in Bozeman. Computer is now fixed, so here is my Antigua post. . . Our first new island since Carriacou! We didn’t make…

Right Turn to New Lands

As we left Virgin Gorda, we made a right turn instead of a left (which we’d been doing for the past 10 trips)— and within 2 minutes of leaving the North Sound channel, we were in waters we’d never been before. Stan complains that people describe their crossing as being either “a bash into the…