Traveling Through Paradise

MS Nieuw Amsterdam

~ The ms Nieuw Amsterdam ~
~ Caribbean Cruise November 7 - 21, 1999 ~


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November 13th, 1999
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Saint Lucia ~ 14 Nov

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Remembrance Day Ceremony in Castries, St. Lucia

~ Remembrance Day Ceremony in Walcott Square, Castries, St. Lucia ~


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View from Mt Fortune

~ View from Mt Fortune. ~

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View of our ship from Mt Fortune

~ View of our ship from about half way up Mt Fortune ~


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The longest dog you ever saw

~ The longest dog you ever saw! ~
at Eudovic's Art Studio where they make wonderful wooden statues.


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Banana plantations

~ Banana plantations - down there on the level ground. ~


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Bananas in the blue bags

~ Bananas in the blue bags ~
They keep away the bugs and the direct sunlight


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Selling bananas to the tourists

~ Selling bananas to the tourists ~
(Photo taken through the bus window)


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Peter, in Anse la Raye, a fishing village

~ Peter, a cute kid who wanted to sell me banana ketchup ~
In Anse la Raye, a fishing village.
Peter told me he'd already been out fishing early and had caught two fish.


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A narrow street in Anse la Raye

~ A narrow street in Anse la Raye, St Lucia ~


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On the way to Marigot Bay

~ On the way to Marigot Bay ~


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On the way to Marigot Bay

~ On the way to Marigot Bay ~
The lady is carrying her package on her head.


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Advertisements painted on rocks on the way to Marigot Bay

~ Advertisements painted on rocks on the way to Marigot Bay ~


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Still on the road to Marigot Bay

~ Still on the road to Marigot Bay.


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Burned out car on the road to Marigot Bay

~ Burned out car on the road to Marigot Bay ~
See the house on stilts? They're very common here.


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Another burned out car on the road to Marigot Bay

~ Another burned out car on the road to Marigot Bay ~
Not an uncommone sight here.


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On a hill overlooking Marigot Bay

~ View from a hill overlooking beautiful Marigot Bay. ~


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Another view from a hill overlooking Marigot Bay

~ Another view from a hill overlooking Marigot Bay ~


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Mary and the Island Paradise sign

~ Mary and the Island Paradise Sign ~
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The Island Paradise Sign shows a painting of the restaurant
we went to on the edge of Marigot Bay.
Mary's holding a hat made of leaves of the coconut palm heart.


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A mangrove grove

~ A mangrove grove on the edge of Marigot Bay ~


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Making a coconut palm leaf hat

~ Making a coconut palm leaf hat ~
This man also made little fish and birds from coconut fronds.


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Sailing on Marigot Bay

~ Sailing on Marigot Bay ~


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A wonderful place: a dock on Marigot Bay

~ A wonderful place: a dock on Marigot Bay ~


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Mary and Eva

~ mary and Eva on the walkway to the dock
through the grove of mangrove trees on the edge of Marigot Bay ~
Close-up of Mary and Eva, our tour guide.


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" It's so nice to meet an old friend and pass the time of day
And talk about the home town a million miles away..."
Gordon Lightfoot