A favourable weather window opened up just after Curt flew home. It was important that we take advantage of it to head south. We need to get out of the ‘hurricane box’ before hurricane season. The hurricane box is huge. Our boat insurer requires that between June 1st to Nov. 1st we are either north of Norfolk, Virginia or as far south as Grenada. We are heading south of course J but we have much ground (er, water) to cover to get to Grenada.
We have spent much of the last several days traveling: from St. Martin to St. Barth’s (May 15th), to Nevis (May 16th), to Montserrat (May 17th), to Guadaloupe (May 18th).
St. Barth's - Columbia Bay
Nevis & Redonia Rock
Serenada passing by Montserrat's active volcano
(photo courtesy of our friends on Slow Waltz)
a combo of steam, dust & ash from Montserrat's volcano
lava took half the town
on the beach in Guadaloupe
breaking surf on the beach
Gil, Tony, Gwen & Guilloume
Gwen & Guilloume
the hike back to the boat
took us to new heights (huff, puff...)