Monthly Archives: July 2015

Le Nautilus

Tuesday, July 8th, in the afternoon we went out on the Nautilus.  The Nautilus had windows all around the bottom of the boat so you could get panoramic views underwater.  It was a nice relaxing afternoon.  We got to go … Continue reading

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Sea Trek

Tuesday, July 7th, Jill and I took a  Sea Trek Adventure.  Originally I was calling it SNUBA, but after getting home I found out that Sea Trek and SNUBA are different.  Both are surface supplied air with an avg depth … Continue reading

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Bouillante

On Wednesday, July 8th, we drove to the town of Bouillante.  It is on the western side of Basse Terre island.  From the town of St. Francois, where we were staying, Bouillante was about as far away as you could … Continue reading

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Mallory

While MJ and Jill were wind surfing and I had the camera going, Cathy struck up a conversation with one of the locals, Mallory.  He was the same age as MJ and was just accepted into University.  He has his … Continue reading

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Wind Surfing

On Tuesday, July 7th, Jill wanted to go wind surfing.  MJ thought it was going to be to hard to learn, but since we were at the beach and Jill was going, MJ joined her. MJ of course had to … Continue reading

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McDonald’s

On our way to Parc National de la Guadeloupe, MJ spotted a McDonald’s. I was quickly over ruled and forced to stop. Surprisingly the cheeseburger was really good.  Apparently a lot of the ingredients are locally grown on the island.  … Continue reading

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Parc National de la Guadeloupe

Monday, July 6th, we visited the national park on Basse Terre island.  The national park contains an active volcano, some thermal vents and the Carbet waterfalls.  The Carbet waterfalls consists of three distinct falls that have drops of 410′, 360′ … Continue reading

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Really love the new Camera

For the Guadeloupe trip, I bought a new Nikon D5500 camera.  Our old camera was a Nikon Coolpix 5400 that was 12 years old, 5mb pixel camera.  The D5500 is a 24mb pixel with two lenses.  The primary lens is … Continue reading

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St Anne and St Francois

On Sunday we toured the towns of St Anne and St Francois.  The towns are about 20km apart and both are on the ocean.  We also drove out to the tip of Grand Terre island, Pointe des Chateaux. St Anne … Continue reading

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Ask for the check???

Our first night we went out for dinner.  Cathy and I do not speak French.  However MJ is able to hold a brief conversation and Jill knows a few words.  Never realized how bad the language gap would be.  I … Continue reading

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