Photos and description of visiting the abandoned Rockefeller house on the Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy.
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Panoramas from Fort Louis, Marigot, Saint Martin
The town of Marigot on the French side of St Martin has an old fort named Fort Louis above it. Though not large, and mostly collapsed, the fort has a commanding view of the area and is worth the short hike to the top.
Maho beach – watching planes land at SXM
Princess Juliana International Airport SXM (aka Sint Maarten International Airport) has a runway which approaches over the ocean. The end of the runway is several feet from a short and steep beach, Maho. This combination leads to a lot of plane watching as the lumbering giants pass very close to the beach before touching down. …
First day on Saint Martin
We have been here for less than a day but I thought I would write some first impressions to look back and likely see how wrong I was. Like most nations in the area, development has been a it ramshackle – beautiful in some spots and seeming lacking proper sewer lines in others. The weather …