Martinique – c’est la France!

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Baguettes, croissants, pain-au-chocolat, café au lait – we are in France again! Approaching Martinique didn’t feel much different than the previous islands. There are mangroves, white sand beaches with palm trees and treacherous reefs under water. But take a step on land and whooo, there is a different groove here! Just a half day sail […]

Leaving the Grenadines

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Bye bye Tobago Cays – we had a wonderful time here! But we wanted to head further North to spend some time on other Caribbean islands. Going North in the Windward Islands is usually against the wind (as you know from our previous posts), but the weather forecast predicted a good weather window to head […]

Tobago Cays – Where the turtles hatch

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After our discovery of Coconut John’s little palm island, we sailed up to the Tobago Cays. The Tobago Cays are a marine park with four picturesque little islands and beautiful turquoise waters between them. It’s an ideal place for snorkeling and enjoying the timeless island-feeling. Our daily activities were snorkeling, drinking self-made fruit smoothies, discovering […]

Upwind island-hopping

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After a few weeks in Grenada it was time to move on. Theoretically the plan was to get to Carriacou as next destination. It did take us three tries (i.e. three entire days…) to get there, although it’s not a very long sail. Ok, let me explain that a bit closer here. Coming from the […]