Castries is the capital and largest city in Saint Lucia with a population of about 75,000. It is located in the northwest of the country facing the Caribbean Sea and as such it functions as a major port in the region.
BEAUTIFUL ST. LUCIA
The official discovery of St. Lucia was on “St. Lucy’s Day” Dec. 13, 1502 on Columbus’ 4th voyage. In the capital city of Castries we congratulated a publicity lady on the grand opening of the new mall – later, our taxi driver told us any construction on St. Lucia is either a hotel or a mall. We were out ...
Posted in MORE SERENITY FOR THE CHAPLAIN AND ME by Swenigale
MONDAY - DEC. 27
CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA It's a good idea to take pictures of place names! Two of the lecturers onboard this cruise are memory experts, Dr. Fred Chernow (from Long Island) and Michael Dispezio (from Cape Cod), but taking a picture of signs is one memory aid we thought of ourselves ...
Posted in Serenity 3 by Swenigale
Ahhh Castries, St. Lucia.... It is stunning! I am currently 4 days in to my 5 day trip to this beautiful island. Although there was a 23 hour and 20 minute flight from costa rica to here (about a 17 hour layover in Miami), the two countries I've stayed at are only about 2700 km apart. It was also pricey ...
Posted in My Dream Trip Around the World by mayals