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Revolution in Guadeloupe

Riots in Paradise I think this will be the most complicated article I’ve written on our blog so far. And certainly the least funny. Today it’s not about beaches, jungles or turtles. It’s about Trouble in Paradise: riots in Guadeloupe. Violent riots. Roadblocks with burning cars and tyres paralyse life. Houses were set on fire, …

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Whale watch day

Talking about animal encounters Thursday was our whale day. Shortly after 8 am we left the bay of Point-a-Pitre for the 4 hour sail to Les Saintes. One of our favourite places in Guadeloupe and, as I learned, voted one of the top 10 most beautiful bays in the world. On top of that, it …

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Lost in the Caribbean

Corona, Chaos, Clouds Thank you very much for your suggestions on my naming dilemma. Many have suggested their own names and I appreciate that. Interestingly, there was no nickname at all, as I don’t want to change my passport :-). So the search continues. As I write this, we are on mooring on the “Iles …

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Guadeloupe – this week without any drama

AbsoluteIy necessary: I need a new name After an exciting and spectacular past week, our wish has indeed come true: little excitement this week. We are still in Guadeloupe, still on the main island, still in the capital Point-a-Pitre. Not only are we on a fantastically beautiful island, there is also French cheese and I …

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