St. Lucia

Waking up in the shadow of the Pitons

by Adrian 30th Dec 2014 - Caribbean

Our first stop whilst heading south was the bay between the St Lucis’s Piton mountains.

Pitons

These towering volcanic spires rise out of the sea into the tropical rainforest and are the iconic symbol of St Lucia. The Gros Piton is 771 metres (2,530 ft) high, and the Petit Piton is 743 metres (2,438 ft) high. They are linked by the Piton Mitan ridge.

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Vagaris crew in day off shock

by Adrian 18th Dec 2014 - Caribbean
Soufriere and the Pitons

For those of you familiar with the geek you will know how he loves to spend all day every day working on the boat….the boat that is already extremely well prepared for almost any eventuality…in fact he was heard to say during the crossing “I’ll put that on my jobs list for St. Lucia”….wtf?! How about putting “relax and take it easy” on the jobs list for St.

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