Tag Archives: Guadaloupe

Touring Deshaies, Guadaloupe

We rolled into Deshaies in the early afternoon from Les Saintes.  On the way, we saw a big marlin hitting fish on the surface of the water, a pod of dolphins and quite a few turtles.  Once we anchored, we … Continue reading

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Les Saintes

The town is quaint and European. We loved this sign. and this ice cream and the goats in the moat of the fort: And, the view from the fort.  Look for the pier at the top right.  Just down and … Continue reading

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Marie Galante Pictures – on Land

A good boulangerie, of course: And the view from the boulangerie:    

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Marie Galante

On Wednesday we moved over to Marie Galante, about 16 nm directly upwind from Les Saintes. Fortunately, the trades are relatively moderate and it was an ok motor sail. Marie Galante is a much flatter island with little tourism so … Continue reading

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Terre de Haut

Terre de Haut is the main island in Les Saintes.  It also has the main village that supports tourism here.  You can clear in here, buy baguettes, eat crepes and pastries, stroll by the European-looking boutiques and cafes, and even … Continue reading

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Les Saintes, Pain de Sucre

On Monday, we turned north and headed to Les Saintes.  We ended up anchored at Pain de Sucre on the western end of Terre de Haut.  It is a beautiful little anchorage that gets deep fast, has a pipeline across … Continue reading

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