From Lime Tree Cottage


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Published: November 7th 2018
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November in Calgary can be drab and dreary; cold and snowy waiting for the ski hills to open, so we headed south to Saint Lucia. We have a small suite in a private residential area of Gros Islet at the very north end of the island, Lime Tree Cottage. We have a small private garden with our own coconut tree. Yesterday a lineman from the power company came to trim the branches and cut two coconuts for us to try. He cut the tops off with his machete and we drank the coconut water straight from the shell. Doesn’t come any fresher!

Even the local birds, that resemble colourful pigeons like to drink coconut water straight from the shell.

We walked to the remnants of the fort at the top of Pigeon Island where Rodney, the British Admiral, could keep an eye on the French who controlled Martinique..


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The local birds like the coconut water with spiced rum
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Causeway to Pigeon Island

View from Signal Hill
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On the local beach

On Sunday the locals set up food stalls on the beach


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