Valentine's Day

Dreaming…Memories.

Looking Into The Sky For That Star….Peace.

That Inner Peace Of Being Loved….Believe.

No Matter What Or Who You Are….Unconditional.

My Happiness You Are…..Forever.

My Star In The Sky… Love.

You Are… Me

Paradise.

The Sunset Of The Sea.

Ocean Of Dreams…..

Halifax Harbor, Grenada

This must be one of the most special places for me…

Heartfelt Moments.Happy Valentine’s Day..

Lady Natalie out on Sea

I don’t believe I have walked on black sand before….This evening sunset was so magical. Dave, Clinton and I snorkeled from the Lady Natalie over to the beach. As Annabelle took the dinghy to keep an eye on us.

I love this picture of Annabelle. There is this feel I get looking at it. Someone very kind and a heart that cares no matter what.

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Making foot prints on this Island together with my friends. I am so glad that the weather turned
Look at this special place called Calypso Island at Halifax Harbor
Marion took this picture from the boat, waiting for us to get back …love this picture beautiful. Thanks for letting me share it:-)

I don’t sometimes know what makes me so happy seeing something so magical like this beach.

I guess it’s just the simpleness in Life,

Feeling the sand on my toes, waves on my legs, wind in my face.

It’s like stepping into a new feeling of Joy

Back on the Lady we enjoyed such a beautiful happy evening together… Thank you for this Memory

Big Cruise Ship way out there. And even closer was this Luxury Cruise ship… So not my style… love Lady Natalie

Day 5 Grenada, Caribbean Island

We are really enjoying this special coffee every morning. It has not gone unnoticed by me. Thank You Marion and Dave for that special treat.

Our morning views have alwys been so refreshing and peaceful. Today is the first morning though that we are enjoying looking out to the open sea.

Heading in to port quickly to fuel up and get water and some food too.
Docket at Grenada Yacht Club in morning before heading out to Sea

We are off to sail across to Carriacou today, a 30 mile sail. So excited to see this. My first time going out in to the open ocean water. Yes we always have land in sight.. but jut not close by..

After we sailed for several hours both the Kapt’n and Marion as well as us noticed that the horizon is starting to not be there anymore. Or lets say not as distinct as sky to water was earlier on, a storm was coming in. And we have still more then half to sail to Carriacou… time to go back and anchor at Halifax Harbor. The weather is turning and we don’t want to head into this storm.

Glad we did turn Lady Natalie around… Because we would not have been able to experience this so romantic island. With totally black sand…

So beautiful here.

Our anchorage for tonight after turning back from an attempted passage from Grenada to Carriacou. … I can’t wait to show you some of the moments here….

Day 4 In Grenada, Caribbean Island

So you may have wondered when are we going to sail… ?

The wind and weather have been a bit up and down in the past 3 days. Heavier winds, rain at times. A crew new at sailing, like myself that have never been out on the ocean sailing. Kapt’n Dave decided to do the on island tours first do to the weather.

Today we are heading from Clark’s Coke Boatyard & Marina to St. George. But first Dave, our Kapt’s needs to change the belt on the motor.Morning job for him… Oh I am now trying to think what the rest of the crew did? I know I ask to see the motor.

I should have watched Dave so I learn… gurr I didn’t think of that then. Did walk up to marinas Wood shop with Dave to see what the status is on a job they where doing for him.

Some where enjoying a longer sleep in the morning AND THAT WAS totally ok with the rest of the crew. Then the helped on the deck was so much easier.. smiles

Sailing over to St. George’s Inner Harbour… We are sailing!! YESSSS

OMG….I am sailing on The Ocean and on Lady Natalie a much bigger sailboat then we are learning on at Lake Simcoe…., what a feeling so fantastic. I still can’t believe this incredible joy
Waterbaby I still love you ….But wow Lady N you are something else.

I believe we stopped at Grenada Yacht Club to fill up some fuel and water for “Lady Natalie”. And some food with liquids for us too. Every Port has it’s memory.

Then went to anchor out of bay… look at this picture perfect sunset…

First experience going a little further on dinghy on the ocean to have supper at Nutmeg Restaurant… I tell you this can’t get any better…. smiles so I thought.. but wait till you read my next view days.. It’s a dream coming true…

Fruits of Grenada, Caribbean Island

Sweet and Juicy. Starfruit just freshly picked from the tree. You should see the size of them and sooooo many just hanging on this tree. The owner of the home came over to see us and told us to just take as many as we like as she can’t keep them all. Wow. How amazing is that.

Star Fruit of Grenada

I tell you the Grenadian people are so nice and kind to us. I would be honored to call them my friends.

Clinton! Cutty needs you to help reach the fruit… great to have amazing friends in my life

By The Sea, Granville, Grenada, Caribbean Island

One can definitely say this is a “A Hidden Gem” the view is spectacular. Loved how they had dogs and turtles all in restaurant too. They opened up the restaurant for us…smiles apparently they know we are coming…

This “By The Sea” is located by Pearls International Speedway in Grenville. As I walked in I just new I had to go right to the beach somehow… Through bushes, I guess palm trees and sugar canes…you should see what presented my eyes. Omg…. it’s out of this world in my eyes.

Driftwood on the beach.. totally natural looking beach. Just as it is…beautiful view. Waves crushing on to the shore…

SO loved to see the locals enjoying this place. They where having a nice time hanging out together and just enjoying the sunshine and beach like I did.

There was something so precious to see that. I almost thought of walking over to the group and chat with them. But I thought no let them be.

Clinton, Marion, Kapt’n Dave, Annabelle and I

Gone back to my group and enjoy time together. Food was yummy too with a glass of wine. I have to say I am kind of staying away from the rum drinks. They are very strong here on the island.

These pups are just adorable.

River Antoine Rum Distillery, Grenada Caribbean Island

From Chocolate to Rum… that sounds not bad either. We tasted lots of chocolate so sweet and yummy. Now we are at River Antoine Rum Distillery, It is the Oldest rum distillery on the island featuring 250-year-old equipment!

River Antoine Rum Distillery

River Antoine proudly makes their pure cane juice rum from locally grown, hand cut, organic sugar cane. The juice is extracted by crushing the stalks multiple times in a waterwheel-powered cane crusher.  The steady rush of water that turns the wheel is diverted from a local river and depending on whether it’s rainy or dry season, is only allowed to flow for a few hours per day”

What a beautiful place to visit. This setting I think would be so romantic for a wedding.

The grounds are so unique in so many ways. We had a fantastic tour of how they make their rum… Ohh yes I know I have to admit I was more interested in the beauty of this Distillery Grounds then in the rum making… Sorry.

Yes the rum tasting I enjoyed too, wow get ready for some kick back
I just could not resist falling into it… and feeling this incredible softness. I ask myself why are we not having beds like this?

This was just to perfect.. rain showers as we sipped the rum.. Had to restrain myself from dancing in the warm rain… I have been know to do that.