Snorkeling Grand Case, St. Martin

Grand Case is known for its beautiful beach and exquisite French dining, but not so much for snorkeling. Which is a shame because there are some good options. (Shortcut to my video here.) Grand Case Beach/Baie de Grand Case - if you try snorkeling here be careful of the boats and jet skis. Snorkel excursions … Continue reading Snorkeling Grand Case, St. Martin

Diving Sint Maarten: Carib Ghost

I’d like to rave about how great our first day of diving was on Sint Maarten but I’ve got to get to bed so I can have another fantastic day of diving tomorrow. Click here to see the video, which speaks for itself. This turtle was a little shy. We met some awesome people on … Continue reading Diving Sint Maarten: Carib Ghost

Snorkeling at Îles des Saintes

The highlight of our trip to Îles des Saintes in Guadeloupe was snorkeling at Plage de Anse Mire. We had been trying to find a place to snorkel and finally decided to try this beach just outside of Les Saintes, the cute fishing-village-turned-tourist-town where we were staying. Plage des Anse Mire The beach itself is … Continue reading Snorkeling at Îles des Saintes

Road Trip to Calibishie

Curious about the north coast of Dominica (and hankering for some chocolate), we headed west from our accommodation towards Penville. The prior day had been overcast, rainy, and blustery, so we were looking for something to do that didn’t rely on blue skies and calm seas. From Portsmouth, if you drive north you’ll soon get … Continue reading Road Trip to Calibishie

Diving with Eels, Frogfish, and Jellyfish

Day Three of diving in Dominica included two different types of eels, a frogfish, little jellyfish stings, the camouflage wonder of the peacock flounder, and the sounds of humpback whales in the distance. What an exciting day! See the video overview here: https://youtu.be/buSjqUtHEKY A peacock flounder. Also a peacock flounder. Their camouflage is beautiful. A … Continue reading Diving with Eels, Frogfish, and Jellyfish