Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Nevis (St. Kitts and Nevis)

Pinneys Beach in Nevis is one of those seemingly endless, sandy beaches that you see in movies. We were there on a Sunday and there were lots of locals having a rollicking time in the water. With all the time we spend on and near the water, it's surprising how infrequently we have seen adults in the ocean. Everyone we have met here is very friendly and justifiably proud of the island. And they seem to know how to have a good time.

We haven't seen baobab trees since Tanzania.
Mark and Conrad had fun playing with a local boy. We don't know his name because names are way down on the list of priorities for new friends in the under 9 set.

We also did a fun hike with sugar plantation ruins and monkeys. We were excited to see the monkeys but apparently they're a nuisance locally because they raid the local farms and eat everything they can get their hands on. The boys were not happy about hiking in the heat with gnats flying everywhere. Thank goodness for the reward of cool ocean waters and rum drinks (ocean for them, rum for us... although perhaps there'd be less complaining if we switched?).

Vervet monkey. Not a great picture but the highlight of our day.

Our next stop is Montserrat.

The cow whisperer.

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