Island time caught up with me today, I had no energy to do anything much and spent some time using my internet access to surf the web, do some online banking and paperwork and then read topsides for a while. There was little wind so it was quite hot aboard the boat today, a true tropical heat. I did some work on the dinghy mounts and got them to move a little bit, about 1/8th of a turn and then put some more PB-Blaster on them in the hopes that it would soak in overnight. I didn't dive the hull to clean crud off and put on the new propeller shaft zincs because I couldn't find the energy to put on the diving gear - that shows you how lazy a day it was.
I did get a recommendation for a nice restaurant for dinner, so I changed my cooking plans and went ashore, showered but not shaved and realized that it was Friday night and the village was rocking - the one bar/nightclub was overflowing to the street. I joined in a for a bit, then ate at “Ti Kaz La”, enjoying a fine Steack Tartar à la Italienne which I rarely trust restaurants to prepare correctly. Back aboard I finished watching the movie that I'd started a week earlier, tried (unsuccessfully) to identify constellations with the help of a PDF downloaded star chart, then fell asleep.

Breakfast payment My 4 Euros laid out in the morning on the cockpit table in order to pay for my 2 croissants and a Baguette from the delivery service.
(2013-03-22 16:07:26 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/1.8, 1/400s] ISO 100 Focus 0.63m)
Breakfast payment
Anse le Bourg anchorage Looking across at the far side of the anchorage, the water in between is used by the ferries.
(2013-03-22 16:07:39 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/1.8, 1/1250s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
Anse le Bourg anchorage
Hobie daysailors There are a lot of small Hobie Cats rented out during the for classes and general sailing in the protected waters of Le Bourg
(2013-03-22 16:07:50 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/1.8, 1/3200s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
Hobie daysailors
Les Saintes Multiservices This boat zooms around the anchorage collecting the mooring fees and also performing other services, like delivering my 7AM breakfast croissants and bread.
(2013-03-22 16:30:00 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/1.8, 1/640s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
Les Saintes Multiservices
CuMin over Guadeloupe A big CuNim building over the island of Guadeloupe shortly before sunset.
(2013-03-22 18:13:09 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/5.0, 1/25s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
CuMin over Guadeloupe
Day ending at Iles des Saintes Day ending at Iles des Saintes
(2013-03-22 18:14:13 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/5.0, 1/100s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
Day ending at Iles des Saintes
Beer Stein Sacrilege My only glass big enough for a cold Guinness (with widget) filled for a sundowner.
(2013-03-22 17:07:43 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/1.8, 1/250s] ISO 100 Focus 0.53m)
Beer Stein Sacrilege
Bourg sunset panorama Bourg sunset panorama
(2013-03-22 18:13:47 NIKON D7000 with a "35.0 mm f/1.8" lens. [f/5.0, 1/60s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
Bourg sunset panorama
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