Farewell to Saint Martin

That’s it, folks. Jana and I have enjoyed a great three weeks on Saint Martin and Anguilla. Today, we are heading back to the cold and the snow. Here are a final couple of sunset-shots from our hill above Grand Case. Advertisements

Restaurant Row in Grand Case

Many of the restaurants in Grand Case quite literally hang out over the beach. When the tide is in, they hang over the water. Some restaurants post blackboard-menus on the outside wall facing the beach. They succeeded in tempting us in … not that we take much tempting … 🙂

Grand Case Rainbows

During the night and early each morning, we get short tropical rainstorms which are thunderous on the tin roof of our villa. From our perch up here, high above Grand Case, we get splendid views of the rainbows. We try to wait until they have all blown away before we trek down the hill into…

The Bridge at Sandy Ground

This is the bridge just down the road from our apartment. There is a similar bridge near Princess Juliana Airport on the Dutch side of the Simpson Bay Lagoon. So, if you time the bridge openings well, you can drive your boat right through the middle of the island, crossing from France to The Netherlands…

A Stroll Down “Rue de Sandy Ground”

The road that runs West from Marigot down the strip of land between the ocean and Simpson Bay Lagoon is called “Rue de Sandy Ground”. Sandy Ground itself is the name of the little township on the “far” side of the bridge that separates the lagoon from the ocean. This blog-entry will be a bit…