west indies as of 07202015

from Dominica Republica to Grenada
Puerto Plata  Crazy motor scooters everywhere Puerto Plata  On the way to a horse ride in rural Dominica Repuplica Puerto Plata Puerto Plata
near Puerto Plata outside Puerto Plata outside Puerto Plata outside Puerto Plata  Cocoa tree/beans
outside Puerto Plata  cocoa bean outside Puerto Plata  pineapple plant outside Puerto Plata  coffee plant outside Puerto Plata  cooking up some chocolate
outside Puerto Plata  selling some coffee beans outside Puerto Plata  Dominica Republica overview Puerto Plata  downtown Puerto Plato Puerto Plata  Ocean World
near Ocean World Luperon DR  sound system on a motorscooter Luperon DR  near Wendy's Bar Luperon DR
Luperon DR  softball tournament on Apr 3, 2015; almost as good as opening day MLB; happy birthday Lea Luperon DR Cabarete DR  with LaVonne Cabarete DR  with LaVonne
Cabarete DR Cabarete DR Puerto Plata  on a guagua; 21 on a 7 passenger minivan Ocean World  Puerto Plata DR
Ocean World Puerto Plata Puerto Plata  overlooking the farmers market Puerto Plata  farmers market
Puerto Plata  asleep on the pigeon peas DSCN9144 - Copy s/v Tangent  Andy, Heidi, Evelyn, and Drew Ocean World  LaVonne (from Cats Meow) and Steve (from ?)
leaving Puerto Plata  heading for Samana DR; first stop Sosua DR Sosua DR  coming in to anchor Sosua DR DSCN0529  from the farmers market
sailing/motoring east  coming in to Rio San Juan DR to anchor to stage for Escondido then on to Samana Rio San Juan Escondido Beach DR Escondido Beach DR  local fishermen
Escondido Beach DR  caves IMG 2193  Burros on the beach. Escondido Escondido Beach DR sailing/motoring east  heading towards Samana DR via cape Cabron and cape Samana
DSCN0571  heading towards Samana DR via cape Cabron and cape Samana cape Samana  doing 1.8 knots; tacking to try and keep going forward (thornless??? no freaking way) Samana  Puerto Bahia Samana DR  Puerto Bahia
Samana DR  Puerto Bahia (5 star resort) Samana DR  Puerto Bahia DSCN0579 Samana
Puerto Bahia Samana DR  Puerto Bahia Samana DR  Purto Bahia DSCN0583  Purto Bahia
Samana DR  Shepard from DR Customs Cabo San Rafael DSCN0585  leaving for Puerto Rico DSCN0586  coming into Ponce, PR
Ponce PR Ponce PR Ponce PR  Ponce Yacht and Fishermans Club (also called Club Nautique) Ponce
San Juan PR  Fort Cristobal San Juan PR  Fort Cristobal from our hotel balcony San Juan PR  plaza de Colon; old San Juan San Juan PR  plaza de Colon; old San Juan
San Juan PR  plaza de Colon; old San Juan DSCN0641  our hotel in old San Juan DSCN0642 IMG 2210
IMG 2231  San Juan microbrewery San Juan PR San Juan PR San Juan PR  old San Juan
San Juan PR San Juan PR  El Morro San Juan PR  El Morro San Juan PR  El Morro
San Juan PR San Juan PR San Juan PR  El Morro San Juan PR  El Morro
San Juan PR  El Morro Iguana San Juan PR  El Morro Old San Juan  with our friends Paul and Sherry old San Juan PR  impromptu traveling musicians
rain forest  Rain Forest Eco Lodge near Fajardo; near El Yunque El Hotelito  Rain Forest Eco Lodge near Fajardo; near El Yunque El Hotelito  Rain Forest Eco Lodge near Fajardo; near El Yunque IMG 2272  Rain Forest Eco Lodge near Fajardo; near El Yunque
IMG 2297  Rain Forest Eco Lodge near Fajardo; near El Yunque El Hotelito  Rain Forest Eco Lodge DSCN0710  rain forest; near El Yunque DSCN0713  rain forest; near El Yunque
DSCN0723  rain forest; near El Yunque DSCN0725  rain forest; near El Yunque DSCN0726  rain forest; near El Yunque DSCN0731  rain forest; near El Yunque
DSCN0732  rain forest; near El Yunque DSCN0734  rain forest; near El Yunque IMG 2328  Natural hot springs baths near Fajardo IMG 2329  Natural hot springs baths near Fajardo
IMG 2332  Natural hot springs baths near Fajardo IMG 2348 DSCN0745  leaving Ponce for Salinas PR DSCN0747  manatee near Salinas PR
IMG 2359 Salinas PR DSCN0770  heading east towards Vieques PR DSCN0773  birthday at Green Beach on Vieques PR island (May 15)
Vieques PR  sunrise St Thomas USVI  Buck Island St Johns USVI DSCN0786  sailing towards Jost Van Dyke BVI
Jost Van Dyke BVI Jost Van Dyke BVI  Foxy's Foxy's  go hoggies DSCN0801  walking towards Soggy Dollar (from Foxy's)
DSCN0803  Victoria's Ghost at anchor at Great Harbor on Jost Van Dyke DSCN0806 DSCN0809  White Bay IMG 2399
Soggy Dollar Bar  playing Shut the Box with Paul and Sherry from s/v Tehani DSCN0816 IMG 2404  Soggy Dollars' version of 'pay it forward' prepay Pain Killers for your friends who are arriveing after you up-anchor Soggy Dollar Bar
IMG 2420 DSCN0817  leaving Jost Van Dyke for Virgin Gorda IMG 2434  Drakes Anchorage in Gorda Sound. Staging for St Martin IMG 2437  Necker Island, owned by Sir Richard Branson
St Martin  french side near Ft Louis St Martin St Martin Marigot Bay  view from the Fort
DSCN0830 DSCN0834 IMG 2496 St Martin  postal workers delivering mail
DSCN0841  coming in to Deshaies Guadeloupe Deshaies Guadeloupe Deshaies Guadeloupe Deshaies Guadeloupe  home of 'Death in Paradise' BBC tv show
Deshaies Guadeloupe  home of 'Death in Paradise' BBC tv show DSCN0858 DSCN0859 Deshaies Guadeloupe  la Crousiere
Deshaies Guadeloupe  la Crousiere IMG 2547 IMG 2556  Guadeloupe DSCN0866  leaving Deshaies Guadeloupe for Martinique
DSCN0868  sunset on our way to Martinique Martinique  Diamond Rock. Shootin the gap! DSCN0880 Martinique  Diamond Rock
IMG 2563  La Marin, Martinique (French). Traditional sailing boat (a yolo). IMG 2573  Anchoring in the rain. When in France ... do as the French do! le Marin  La Marin anchorage Martinique  another country/island
Martinique Fort de France  Martinique Fort de France IMG 2577
IMG 2578 Fort de France Fort de France  headless statue of Marie Antoinette IMG 2583  The fort at Fort de France
DSCN0916  taxi from Fort de France back to le Marin (busses stopped running after 4pm) Martinique  St Annes villiage and anchorage Fort de France IMG 2599  Back creek to Artimer chandlery
IMG 2606  A delay in our departure plans injured foot  But we manage to make te best of it. IMG 2616  First mahimahi. On to St Lucia IMG 2617
IMG 2622  arriving at the Pitons of St Lucia St Lucie  Soufriere, near the Pitons DSCN0933  Soufriere, near the Pitons IMG 2629
DSCN0935  Soufriere, near the Pitons St Lucia  volcanoe near Soufriere St Lucia  cashew tree St Lucia  hot baths below the volcanoe dome
St Lucia hot springs near volcano  hot baths below the volcanoe dome Soufriere, St Lucia  Soufriere Bay Soufriere, St Lucia Soufriere, St Lucia
Soufriere, St Lucia Soufriere, St Lucia Soufriere, St Lucia  wax apples Soufriere, St Lucia  julie mangos
Soufriere, St Lucia Soufriere, St Lucia Soufriere, St Lucia Soufriere, St Lucia
Soufriere, St Lucia IMG 2663  At anchor near the Pitons Soufriere, St Lucia  Pitons, St Lucia IMG 2672
IMG 2697  Framing the Pitons IMG 2705  our first boat boy - Claude DSCN0991  leaving St Lucia for Bequia Bequia  Bequia
Bequia  foto by Kenmore as we entered Bequia BP150616-0022  foto by Kenmore as we entered Bequia BP150616-0030  foto by Kenmore as we entered Bequia BP150616-0057  foto by Kenmore as we entered Bequia
Bequia  Admiralty Bay Bequia  Board Walk Bequia Bequia
IMG 2717  Flag of Bequia IMG 2719  The Whale Boner restaraunt in Bequia. Bequia is the only Carribbean island allowed (once a year) to hunt and killl a single whale using open boats and traditional methods. IMG 2720  The Whale Boner restaraunt. DSCN1017  from Bequia to Carriacou for night then on to Grenada
DSCN1022  Grenada. 8 months from after leaving mainland U.S. ten  doing 10 knots as we approach Grenada IMG 2726  Fun times skirting this. She kicked up about a month later and had us discussing tsunami preparedness. IMG 2728
Grenada  Prickley Bay IMG 2737  Prickly Bay Marina  - our new home for 5 months Grenada  West Indies microbrewery IMG 2742
Grenada  running of the Hash House Harriers Grenada  rain forest Grenada  bamboo Grenada  bamboo
Grenada Grenada  up the road IMG 2757  Grenada hash IMG 2758
IMG 2756  Beer initiation at the hash DSCN1061 DSCN1062 IMG 2759
IMG 2746  Steel pan band at the hash IMG 2755 Grenada  Island tour DSCN1067  Island tour
DSCN1070  Island tour IMG 2763  Island tour waterfall jumper Grenada  russian and cuban airplanes at an old airport Grenada  River Antoinne rum distillery
Grenada  River Antoinne rum distillery Grenada  River Antoinne rum distillery Grenada  fruit and vegetable stand