West Indies 2

From an old Cunard map:

St. Lucia - Discovered by Columbus for Spain in 1502, the island was first successfully settled by the French in 1650. It then proceeded to be exchanged between Great Britain and France a total of 14 times - a record even for the Lesser Antilles - but has been British since 1814. St. Lucia is an island of volcanoes, both old and new. The northern half of the island has the gentler contours of the old, eroded volcanoes while the southern half is the more rugged landscape of the younger, steeper ones - including the still-active Soufriere. St. Lucia is endowed with beautiful beaches and glorious mountain scenery. It is the site of one of the most outstanding landmarks in the Caribbean - the twin peaks of Gros Piton and Petit Piton. These spectacular spires rise straight from the sea on the leeward coast and have been used as landmarks by navigators for centuries.

The islands, maan
rainbow over Union island

Union Island, note the rainbow.

Sunset in Grenada with yacht masts against an angry sky

A beautiful sunset, we had many.

salt whistle bay picture of a pure tropical beach

Salt Whistle Bay, a great place to relax. The food is mediocre.

tobago cay beach with long curving beach line

A beach on one of Tobago Cays. No food, no people.

st. george, grenada harbor

St. Georges on Grenada.

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