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Hotel Review: Sunset Shores

Sunset Shores, Villa Bay, St. Vincent and the Grenadines In order to review this hotel fairly, considering it was the hotel we stayed at and which hosted the Feast of Tabernacles in St. Vincent, I would like to begin with … Continue reading

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The Road To Hell Is Paid In Value Added Taxes

As I write this particular paragraph I am sitting in the dark lobby of the Sunset Shores Resort in Villa Bay, St. Vincent, waiting for a taxi that was supposed to have been ordered by our hotel after numerous confirmations … Continue reading

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Exploring Bequia

One of the odd aspects of St. Vincent life is the way that pronunciation becomes such a vexing problem, which is not totally surprising when you have an island whose names are mixed between English, French, and Crib antecedents, none … Continue reading

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Exploring St. Vincent: Part Two

When I found out a couple of days ago that there would be a chance to explore the other side of St. Vincent that I hadn’t seen earlier, I was definitely very interested in the opportunity, and as it was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writing Away

Writing Away:  A Creative Guide To Awakening The Journal-Writing Traveler, by Lavinia Spalding This book is disappointing, in that I expected this book to celebrate the process by which one can gain insights on better travel writing (something I do … Continue reading

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A Tour Of St. Vincent: Part One

On Sunday, which is a day or two ago as I write this depending on how you count this (I am really behind on my writing, sadly), a group of people, myself included, took a somewhat impromptu journey through the … Continue reading

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On Knowing What You’re Doing: A Travel Story

This morning at about 4:30AM my mother, stepfather, and I were at the airport in Antigua, and finding out that the woman behind the Liat ticket counter was also the person who would help my stepfather through security and also … Continue reading

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First Impressions Of St. Vincent

Some islands make a stronger impression than others.  At about 10AM or so I arrived with my folks in St. Vincent.  The flight came into the airport on the coast and one could see that the island had plenty of … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Antigua

It should be noted is that my first impression of the country of Antigua and Barbuda, and of the more populous island Antigua in particular in this federation, was formed even before I arrived on the island.  When I was … Continue reading

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Liveblogging The Trip To The Feast Of Tabernacles: Part One

12:16PM:  It may seem a bi early for some of you to be thinking about this, but some of us begin our travels to the Feast of Tabernacles quite early.  Today I will be beginning my trip to the Feast … Continue reading

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