All posts by Jean Shipp

Motor Scooters May Not Be For Everyone

One of the activities I was looking forward to was riding motor scooters around the island of St. Barts. My friend, Libera, who lives in France, rode a motor scooter back and forth to school in Aix en Provence. I always thought it sounded so fun to tool around on a scooter. I imagined a scooter to be a slightly heavier version of a bicycle, just motorized. How cool it was going to be to ride a scooter around a Caribbean island. Continue reading Motor Scooters May Not Be For Everyone

“Gilligan’s Island”, Chilean Food, and French St. Barts all in a day

Approaching Anguilla, some of our crew spotted a very small “Gilligan’s Island” off in the distance and asked if they might explore this island the next morning before our sail to St. Barts. Trey and I stayed on board to prepare lunch, as they took the dinghy in to explore.

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Getting on the Boat

Trey and I meant to blog during the week as we sailed to Tintamarre, Anguilla, St. Barts, Ile Fourchue, Sandy Island, Creole Rock, Kim Sha Beach, Grand Case, Anse Marcel, and Ilet Pinel. Instead, after the trip, we will post a number of blogs about our amazing trip with Connie, Sherry, Kathy, Misty, Mike, Amanda, and Scott. So … let’s start at the beginning – getting on the boat. Continue reading Getting on the Boat