I'd discussed touring the Fort with the crew of Katzenellenbogen the previous day and we'd thought about a morning visit, but it was about 15:00 before we actually got going, with Ken from Rocking B driving his luxurious dinghy with myself, Philaine and several garbage bags aboard while Stephen drove Tayne and Michaela aboard theirs - luckily my anæmic and inferior dinghy got to stay in the anchorage. Ken's dinghy is a large one, with a 4-stroke 20HP engine and small console with real seats, it carves it's way through the waters rather than pounding on top of them as does mine. We soon arrived at the dinghy dock, disposed of our garbage and were climbing the hillside road to the small hill overlooking town atop which is Fort Napoleon. Normally there's a lot of moped and vehicle traffic going up and down this road, but it was oddly empty of passersby and once we'd reached the top we realized why - the museum is only open until 12:30 and closed in the afternoon. Although we couldn't enter the Fort itself, we could walk around the battlements and enjoyed the scenic views from the hilltop before returning to town.
Although Philaine, Michaela and I had discussed walking back to the anchorage while the others rode in the dinghies, we ended up doing a bit of shopping and all of used the dinghies to get back rather than walk the 5+ kilometres. Upon my return I took a snorkel around the anchorage and got my first jellyfish sting, it got the top of my bald head and part of one arm but luckily the bite soon disappeared and by the time I was back aboard the boat the little red spots had also faded away; a good thing since I didn't have normal vinegar, just some Aceto Balsamico and using that would have smelled nice but been a waste of fine vinegar.
Soon afterwards it was approaching sundown and Margaret and Ken from Rocking B had invited us over for sundowners. We chatted and talked for a long time and I got to see the great job that they'd done on modifying and “tuning” their boat to make it a very autonomous and seaworthy catamaran indeed.

Fort Napoleon moat The dry moat on the seaward side of Fort Napoleon on the main island of the Saintes
(2014-04-02 15:28:19 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/160s] ISO 100)
Fort Napoleon moat
Goat sticking to the rocks This small goat was incredible - sticking to the vertical Fort Napoleon rocks as if glued there and calmly chewing on the vegetation.
(2014-04-02 15:20:47 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/160s] ISO 100)
Goat sticking to the rocks
Lizard on the roads Stephen and Philaine from Katzenellenbogen and Ken from Rocking B and a stalwart green lizard on the road down from the fort in the Saintes.
(2014-04-02 15:56:09 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/5.6, 1/160s] ISO 100)
Lizard on the roads
Northern approach reef in the Saintes A large mark/lighthouse marks the submerged and dangerous reef at the north entrance to the Saintes. The seas are calm here, but usually the waves are breaking over this only slightly submerged reef.
(2014-04-02 15:37:45 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/500s] ISO 100)
Northern approach reef in the Saintes
Knackered after walking up the hill Tayne, Philaine and Stephen resting after the climb up the hill to (the closed) Fort Napoleon in the Saintes.
(2014-04-02 15:38:29 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/80s] ISO 100)
Knackered after walking up the hill
Walking around Fort Napoleon Since we'd missed the visiting hours of Fort Napoleon, all we could do was walk around the outside of the walls and moat.
(2014-04-02 15:27:22 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/80s] ISO 100)
Walking around Fort Napoleon
Saintes anchorage from above The picturesque anchorage in the Saintes is home to many small fishing boats and, of course, to many visiting yachts.
(2014-04-02 15:10:12 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/11.0, 1/50s] ISO 100)
Saintes anchorage from above
Rocking B Rocking B at anchor in Les Iles des Saintes with Ken and Margaret aboard.
(2014-04-02 13:24:03 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/5.6, 1/100s] ISO 100)
Rocking B
Guadeloupe Panorama from the Saintes Guadeloupe as seen from Fort Napoleon on the Iles des Saintes
(2014-04-02 15:37:28 NIKON D7100 with a "18.0-250.0 mm f/3.5-6.3" lens. [f/6.3, 1/800s] ISO 100)
Guadeloupe Panorama from the Saintes
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