Posts tagged "Saint Martin"
SAINT MARTIN - 2007 Part II

SAINT MARTIN – 2007 Part II

The southern half of this tropical island, called Sint Maarten, is part of the Netherlands Antilles. The northern half is part of the French West Indies and is called Saint Martin. It is the smallest island to be divided between two nations. The Arawak indians who originally inhabited the  island called it Sualouiga, meaning Land of...
SINT MAARTEN - 2007 Part I

SINT MAARTEN – 2007 Part I

Our last vacation was in January 2006, in Amsterdam, where it was rather cold. This time Melanie and Chris insisted on a warmer destination! Saint Martin (Sint Maarten in Dutch) is a tiny speck in the eastern Caribbean, among the Leeward Islands. The island is divided in two, the French side to the north, and...