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St Barts 101

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St Bart, St Barths, Saint-Barth, or however you want to say it is a delightful French island located in the southern Caribbean. What’s it like? Since it’s a French territory, the residents are French citizens, speak French, and the currency is the Euro.  Because of these factors, St. Barts is one of the more expensive Caribbean islands.  The people are warm and friendly (they live in the Caribbean!) and are usually younger.  The island is very hilly and mountainous with a […] Continue reading →

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My husband and I recently spent a few days in St. Barts and stayed at Cheval Blanc – Isle de France.  This small resort is a modern seaside retreat decked out in white and driftwood with a touch of sophisticated elegance.  You are greeted by a staff of young french ladies in matching dresses with their hair in buns and handsome  young men with great tans. We stayed in room 22 which is a garden bungalow located across the “street” from the main hotel but tucked away in a […] Continue reading →