My friend, E., and I stopped in Sainte-Marie to eat our sandwiches and stare in meditative silence at the hypnotic waves of the tombolo: As we walked back to the car, I took this picture… I liked the colors and made this bracelet… It’s available on etsy :)
The definitive glossary of sailing terms for new sailors…if you’re the type of new sailor who mostly just lays around on the boat while it cruises around the Caribbean. Corrections are welcome, as I really have no idea what I’m talking about here. Click on a photo to open a slideshow with captions: Next time I’ll learn about wind and sails. More lazy adventures here.
While I was in the Caribbean, three dear friends came to travel with me for ten days. Even before they arrived, I didn’t want them to go. I counted the days til they’d land, and passed the time crocheting (and crocheting and crocheting) necklaces for them – inspired by the colors of the landscape that we were about to explore together. The blues: (click on a photo to open a slideshow with captions) And the greens: The golden yellows: Plus […]
In contrast to the arid badlands in southern Martinique, the mountains on the north end of the island are lushly green and misty. Equally wild and beautiful, but (slightly) more inhabited. It was a very lucky Monday* for me because E. had her cousin’s car that day and wanted to explore. So off we went: We drove for about an hour, parked the car, and wondered where all the people had gone. Fortunately, there were signs of life at one […]
A new friend told me he had to work up in the town of Sainte-Pierre, on the northwest coast of Martinique. He said I could tag along if I wanted to. Well of course I did. He’s a member of a circus entertainment association called Lézard Ti Show, which was providing some of the entertainment for a family fun day fundraiser organized by a local church. After stuffing my face with paella, I walked over to the edge of the […]
Here’s what I was taught in Martinique about ital living: – There’s a common energy running through all living beings. – Your decisions about what you put into your body should be based on an understand of, and respect for, your relationship with that universal life force. – Choices about I-tal living should be authentic and personal, which leaves room for individualized interpretations and flexible practices. So, for example: (click on a photo to open a slideshow with captions) I […]
a long walk in a Caribbean desert… After the hike, there was, of course, a good meal: Poulet boucane isn’t grilled like any ol’ BBQ chicken. Check out the process: More un-extreme outdoor fun here: The Lazy Aventurer