Ferries, slow and slower February 21st 2014 Kingstown, St. Vincent was once a major port - our hotel was once a warehouse for sugar and then for arrowroot. Now the town is just an administration centre with dusty streets full of stalls selling everyting from fruit and pirate DVDs to handbags and bootleg rum. We only stayed the night.
The supply and mail boat leaves at either eleven or noon, it depends who you ask. In reality, it left at ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Grenada » Carriacou One of the smallest independent countries in the western hemisphere, Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983. Six days later the island was invaded by US forces and those of six other Caribbean nations, which quickly captu... ... read more