|Despite the mosquitoes, Wayne detained this
crabby hermit crab long enough for a photo op.
|Marigot Bay vewpoint was heavily
overgrown, yielding more of a slice
han a vista.
|There are advantages to being
the only folks foolish enough
to hike up a hill pre-tourist
season at the hottest part
of the day.
It took us about ½ hour to climb up to the ridge point. We were hot, sweaty and stinky but did make it to the viewpoint. It poured on the way down, which was not unfortunately enough to dissuade some hungry mosquitoes who had no other hapless hikers to feast upon.
|On the way down, the Mango Beach Inn Ridge Trail offered
a great view of the valley to the East and
a partial peak at Marigot Bay, though not our boat, moored
near its entrance.
Later that eve we feasted on fresh caught a fabulously cooked barracuda, generously shared by some Canadian cruisers, Jason, Laurent and Dave. “Chef” Laurent cooked the barracuda in olive oil, sweet red pepper, with onion, garlic, cinnamon bark, and a little rum.