Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis

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  • Day62

    St Kitts

    October 31, 2017 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    Happy Halloween!!!

    Tonight will be a very busy night with all the Halloween shoots but for now I am relaxing out in port. Most of the team went to the beach but after being stuck on the ship for so long I didn’t want to just sit on the beach all day. I also didn’t want to pay for the taxi. So I met up with my friend Ashton (bar steward) and we did some exploring. Now we are relaxing in an Indian restaurant for a snack and some wifi.

    The Caribbean is definitely as hot as I remember and you would never know there was a hurricane based on this island. I’m sure we will see the affects soon enough though.
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  • Day181

    Basseterre, St Kitts

    February 27 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    Jackson had training this morning but we’ve made it out for some Thai food for lunch at Lemongrass. We ran into a bunch of the team there as well.

  • Day121

    Basseterre, St. Kitts

    March 9 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    Unser Ankunftshafen lag erneut 3km vom Dorfzentrum entfernt. Über Unebenheiten, Löcher und neben wilden Rasern kamen wir ins Zentrum. Schulkinder staunten Brian teils mit offenem Mund an, aber winkten und grüssten ihn. Nach einer Kirchenbesichtigung, dem Independence Square (früher als Sklavenmarkt gebraucht) und dem chaotischen Getümmel im Zentrum und vielen hilfsbereiten Menschen machten wir noch einen Abstecher in den Shoppingecken (vermutlich vorallem für Schiffsbesucher) mit sehr amüsanten Verkäufern. Einer sprach Brian an und meinte, dass schöne Menschen wie sie zwei zusammenhalten müssen... Kurz vor Sonnenuntergang vor den Mücken wieder auf dem Schiff.
    Das Schiff ist nicht so unseres.. Wenige ruhige Ecken, das Essen ausser dem Dessert kein Freudentanz und die Angestellten ausser ein paar wenigen scheinen nicht gut gelaunt zu sein... Und ein Run am Buffet wie gestern, wenn es tropisches Buffet gab mit viel Fleisch, da wird gedrängelt und reingequetscht... Es könnte ja jemand verhungern.
    In Nassau und Amber Cove (unsere ersten 2. Stopps), konnte nicht angehalten werden aufgrund der unruhigen See. Unsere Mägen hielten dies aber ohne Probleme aus;-).
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  • Day150

    St. Kitts Arrival

    February 17, 2016 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    We had a phenomenal sail to St. Kitts… a nice leisurely broad reach with 4-6 foot rollers trailing us. It was neat to see the Kingdom of Redonda’s cliffs come into view. Its an uninhabited micronation. From 1865-1912 there was a lucrative phosphates export business into Britain. As for the history of this steep little tyke…. look it up…. it’s shrouded in mystery. Apparently a trader in Montserrat noticed no other nation lay claim to the neighboring island. So he took it upon himself to claim it for him and his son.

    As we neared St. Kitts, Nevis came into view. A green island with a great mountain that disappeared into white clouds, it was just as Christopher Columbus had found Nevis. We entered the customs port of St. Kitts in Basse Terre where large rolling waves tore through the anchorage. This was not going to make for a quiet calm night. So we motored into a marina for some luxury sleep. Yay! We cleared in next to two titanic-looking cruise ships…. I will never trust a cruise ship that large. I just don’t get it.
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  • Day151

    St. Kitts Touring the Main Land

    February 18, 2016 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    The next day we met with our friends Tom/Megs & Nils/ Lisa. While figuring transportation to Brimstone Hill Fort, a street food chef came over to us hurriedly said ‘ I have a present for you.’ then puts two kicking lobsters in my hand and walks away to tend to his grill. …uh…. what?!?!. I eventually gave them back and we found a van to the fort. WOW what a fort, it was so picturesque, standing prominently on an enormous monolith of land. Even driving up to it was fun. A guardhouse on one of the hairpin turns held about 6 lounging cats with a sign next to them that said ‘no dogs allowed’. The fort was very well restored and held really great informational stations. The premises were great to explore and we made the most of it. Especially when we scaled the side of a wall to see the captains quarters….Once we were all “forted-out” we visited an old batik plantation which was immaculate with old trees and lovely gardens.Read more

  • Day151

    White Horse Bay St. Kitts

    February 18, 2016 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    At the end of the day we all ended up in White House Bay to hide from Southeasterly rolling waves for the night. Our friends continued onward to other islands but Mike and I still had some exploring to do in St. Kitts. We explored the bar next to us which was far too posh for us. But it had so many great features, we were suckered into the ambiance and ordered our high-class cocktails. They had a pimped-out dinghy dock with underwater nightlights so you could see the fishes below. The lounging couches had fine wooden pulley system for decorations, sail pillows & throw cushions for couches under firelight lamps, and my favorite, the hammocks that extended over the water with underwater lights below. We met some rad kids from the bay area at the bar who were a riot. And before we left, we laid in the hammocks. The next day Mike threw his phone in the water but with cat-like reflexes snatched it out of the water. We continued the day with a hike with beautiful views of the Atlantic and Caribbean oceans. When we were trying to hail a taxi to reggae beach who else showed up but the rad bay area kids on their scooters. They gave us a ride to the beach and showed us where to eat. Sure enough we had some great cocktails (mudslide!!!) and the best roti Mike and I have eaten thus far. In the end people in St. Kitts want to make sure you have a good time. Great place, can’t wait to return.Read more

  • Day7

    4. Stopp: St. Kitts

    July 7, 2017 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    Heute eine kleine Tour, mit dem Taxi einmal um die Insel. Again: Drinks for free, aber der Rum Punch ist nicht so lecker wie gestern.
    Am Nachmittag geht's dann zu einem Strand, dort finden wir auch ein abgelegenes Plätzchen direkt unter einer Kokospalme. Tanja pflückt also die Kokosnüsse und ich versuche mich daran, sie an einem Stein zu öffnen. Und.... Es klappt überraschend gut :D

  • Day4

    Bassaterre, St Kitts

    December 21, 2017 in Saint Kitts and Nevis

    An earlier start today, and it was evident as we docked over breakfast this was a more thriving port than the previous. It seemed largely unscathed by recent storms and we docked alongside the Celebrity Silhouette with the Aida out on another pier too. A quick jaunt into town for sunglasses (because we forgot both sunglasses AND playing cards....sigh...) before meeting at the end of the port at 10am for some stand-up paddle boarding.

    We were transferred out to Frigate Bay where a small, elite group of us were kitted up and required to sign indemnity forms (including indemnity from things covered by statute law...not sure how that even works!!!). Launching into a turquoise ocean in glorious weather we went from kneeling, to kneeling up, and, once we had "conquered" this, to standing up! The first fifteen minutes were hardest, largely due to not realising the paddle was extendable...d'oh. However, the whole experience was brilliant. It reminded us, both in terms of scenery and activity, of Madeira. We paddled down the coast, past fish, seabirds and sadly litter-strewn coves. I made a rather ungracious rear-ward exit off my board, being rather too preoccupied with taking a photograph! Undeterred however, I managed to reboard and continue; thankfully (or sadly, depending on your perspective) I was not filming at the time of my fall! Ben however was a pro...despite complaining about his calf muscles screaming at him he powered through and did not fall off once. Can't wait to see the GoPro photos and footage 😊.

    On arriving at the beach, we splodged in the sea for a bit before trudging to the car park for an exasperating game of "where's our transport?". The Tui Destination Services have been rather poor in their service so far, being unable to deliver timely port maps, the excursions for our second week or indeed any real information about the excursions that we've booked. Nonetheless, the paddle boarding was excellent...and here we sit, promised a bus back to the ship at 1pm. So depending on what happens in five minutes time, I might have more to say on the matter!

    (Only a few photos today as they're mostly on the GoPro!)
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You might also know this place by the following names:

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