2012 Island hopping to Grenada

08 December 2012 | Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI
22 November 2012 | English Harbour, Antigua
18 November 2012 | Guadeloupe
10 November 2012 | Grenada
23 October 2012 | Grenada
22 October 2012 | Grenada
21 October 2012 | Grenada
16 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
07 October 2012 | Grenada
29 September 2012 | Grenada
29 September 2012 | Grenada
14 September 2012 | Grenada

Hog Island

12 August 2012 | Grenada
Carol/Rain and Sun
(Our own private beach on Hog Island)

We told Ann and Denney about the BBQ at Roger's Bar on Sundays and we were looking forward to seeing other cruisers there. We dinghied over ahead of time to check out the beach for a swim. Talking to a couple of locals, it seemed things had changed. We found that several of our favorite restaurants and bars throughout the islands had changed from picnic tables to tables with white tablecloths and we felt uncomfortable in our wet bathing suits and sandy feet. Oh well, they were probably making more money off the mega-yachts and bare boat customers by upgrading their services and prices.

The Sunday BBQ at Roger's Bar used to be a casual affair where you would bring something to put on the BBQ and a dish to share with other cruisers. Now we learned that Roger's "woman" prepared the food and sold it while Roger sold beverages. As we approached Hog Island last Sunday, we encountered a huge catamaran full of Grenadian tourists tied up in front and a table full of buffet food (chicken legs, potato salad and green salad) for $25 EC ($10 US) each. We decided to pass and had pizza at Secret Harbor. But, as you can see from the above picture, we still found a private beach for swimming on beautiful Hog Island.
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Vessel Name: Alaunt
Vessel Make/Model: Gallant 53
Hailing Port: St. Thomas, USVI
Crew: Carol King, Ron Arens
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Who: Carol King, Ron Arens
Port: St. Thomas, USVI