Caribbean Christmas 13: The Oasis of The Seas

Overnight there was a powercut; we woke up boiling alive without any air con and unable to shower which was a bit of a bummer since today we had planned a trip to Philipsburg, the Dutch Capital of Sint Maarten, to scope out the Oasis of The Seas. The Oasis is the largest cruise ship ever and today was her second visit to SXM.   This has caused a great deal of excitement locally and never ones to miss out, we popped along to see it with our own eyes. The first thing was that as soon as we left our […]

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Caribbean Christmas 8: A Day In The Shade

We took a day out of the sun today, having been slightly frightened yesterday about what we were doing to our skin.   So instead we went out to breakfast, followed by a little bit of shopping, a cappuccino in French capital of Marigot, overlooking the Marina. We drove around a bit and had a late lunch back with Bryan & Bonnie, did some baking and BBQ-ing back at home later in the day. We had a laugh at our favourite juice bar, chock full of ippy-dippy gifts which I love a good mooch through.   N said of the joss sticks “let’s […]

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