After 40 days at anchor in Martinique waiting for the Canadian passport fiasco to be completed, we made our way to Carriacou (part of the Grenadine Islands). We made an overnight stop in Bequia before dropping anchor in Tyrell Bay, Carriacou.
|the Sister Rocks|
|lion fish spoils (care of Arawak Divers)|
|waiting for the bus to go to Hillsborough|
|the local chicken shack|
|the large cemetery on our way back from Hillsborough|
|turtle eggs on our first visit|
|in the hut on our first visit with Aubrey, Nadia, Miranda and Manuel|
|at the other end Paige, Jordan, Shaun and me|
|Jordan with fan coral|
|evidence of a fresh turtle nest|
|the laughing gull that I named "Peg Leg" who landed on our solar panels|
|the full crew of Serendipity of Sweden, from left to right Ulla, David, Aubrey and Miranda|
|Nadian and myself|
Our first attempt to see the turtles was unsuccessful because we didn't stay long enough so, we decided to try one last time a couple of days later.
We took the taxi at 7:00 PM and asked him to pick us up at 2:00 AM. This trip we came prepared with snacks, beverages and lots of mosquito coils and spray. At 12:00 AM we were overjoyed to witness the majestic creature covering her eggs. Words cannot describe adequately how beautiful she was.
|in the hut again waiting|
|our first view just after midnight of the beautiful leatherback turtle|
|Paige with her|
|Jordan with her|
|covering her precious eggs|
|heading back to the pick up point|
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