Grand Case

After a week on Anguilla, we plan to catch the ferry back to Saint Martin and we will then be staying in Grand Case for four nights before catching the plane back home. Grand Case is a unique town. It consists essentially of a two-kilometer oceanfront road with quite literally dozens of restaurants, most of…

Island Harbour

Island Harbour is the easternmost village on Anguilla. This is where we will be staying for most of our time on the island. We chose this location primarily because we found a very attractive apartment there for a reasonable price. The supply of reasonably priced accommodation on Anguilla is quite small. Island Harbour is still…

Anguilla’s “Sandy Ground”

Without the internet, it would be almost impossible to research and book our vacations, given that we are not interested in simply booking into a posh resort for the duration. But even with the internet, planning a vacation is a bit like assembling a jigsaw puzzle for which you have to begin by searching for…

By Ferry to Anguilla

On our first trip to Anguilla in 2009, we caught a ferry from near Princess Juliana Airport (on the Dutch side of the island). This ferry traveled through Simpson Bay before heading out into the ocean through the bridge at “Sandy Ground”. But most ferries to Anguilla leave from Marigot. This is a much shorter…

Marigot

Marigot is the capital city of the French side of the island of Saint Martin. In fact, I think it is the only city on the French side. The only other town of any size on the French side of the island is Grand Case, a few kilometers further north. (Philipsburg is the capital of…

We Are Heading Back to Saint Martin & Anguilla

Hi, guys. I am writing this entry on November 19, 2014. In January, Jana & I are flying to the Caribbean for our second visit to Saint Martin. We visited there for the first time in February, 2009. This time, we will be spending three weeks in the Caribbean, splitting our time (like we did…