Our friends Carmen
Dominguez and Jim Cooper joined us for some sailing, relaxation and
gourmet dining. Carmen is a world class cook and even brought her
own ingredients with her on the trip. Besides having the treat of
Carmen cooking we also ate in some fine restaurants on Iles de Saints
and Guadeloupe. I believe one of the finest restaurants I have ever
experienced is on the island of Guadeloupe, The Palms, French of course.
Carmen and Jim
were a pleasure to have aboard. Jim really wanted to lay back and
unwind. They enjoyed swimming, shopping, and the casual easy living
Iles de Saintes
is a beautiful spot in the world with their
of Sugar Loaf Mountain. The harbor is small, picturesque
and filled with sailboats and small cruise ships.
a another beautiful island with traditional French ambiance. The
bay in the center of town is surrounded by old typically French Colonial
The airport is good and it was a good place for Jim and Carmen to
fly in and out of and also a good place for Jane and Malcolm to depart
after sailing with us from Dominica.