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BEAUTIFUL ST. LUCIA

A LESSER ANTILLES WINDWARD ISLAND


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The official discovery of St. Lucia was on “St. Lucy’s Day” Dec. 13, 1502 on Columbus’ 4th voyage.
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In the capital city of Castries we congratulated a publicity lady on the grand opening of the new mall – later, our taxi driver told us any construction on St. Lucia is either a hotel or a mall.
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We were out of sight of the landmark Piton, the volcanic cones that seem to rise up out of the sea. We spent a few beautiful hours at Rodney Bay.

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Blowing on his conch shell to announce his “banana boat” floating market, this guy had a unique style!
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Yes, we got too much sun – our pallid New England winter skin set out to cook on some of the most magnificent shoreline in the Caribbean. Tomorrow we go to Barbados, probably not to the beach.
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Posted by Swenigale 07:51

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