Postcards

Erismus Una : the Grenadines

Published on 01 october 2015 at 0h00

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“After our Atlantic crossing in December, with storms of up to 64 knots (!) and an annoying flat calm which lasted almost a week, our friends from France arrived in Le Marin, to sail with us to the south and its cayes. ‘Everyone’ knows St Lucia’s Two Pitons and the exceptional transparency of the waters which cool their feet. ‘Everyone’ knows about the sea and the wind’s tantrums in the channel between St Lucia and St Vincent. ‘Everyone’ knows about the discreet charms of Bequia, Canouan and Mayereau. ‘Everyone’ knows about the iguanas on Baradal and the Polynesian calm of Petit Tabac or Morpion. On the other hand, who knows Pépé at Tyrell Bay, on Carriacou? The ginormous lobster, with its sister, for next to nothing? Our friends aboard had come with an enormous black truffle, and I still had some Château Simone white wine in the hold. Guess what happened? Pure pleasure ...

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