Thru the Lens: Antigua

Antigua (pronounced An-tee-gah) never registered on my travel map before, but my sister’s wedding gave me a reason to visit this Caribbean paradise. It’s not a budget destination so be prepared to shell out some serious cash for just about everything. Other than the local rum, nearly every product is imported from neighbouring countries, which helps to explain the high cost of living here. On the other hand, once you see the island’s beautiful white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and lush vegetation you may not want to leave…

Antigua - English Harbour

View of English Harbour & Nelson’s Dockyard

Antigua - Goat Crossing

Goat Crossing

Antigua - Long Bay

Long Bay. Wish I cleaned my lens earlier.

Antigua - Turner's Beach

Setting Sun at Turner’s Beach

Antigua - Turtle with Orange Spots

Love the natural orange spots on this turtle!

Antigua - Jolly Beach

It really is this nice.

It's too sunny and the sand is too white.

It’s too sunny and the sand is too white.

Antigua - Darkwood Beach

Fancy a massage on the beach?

Antigua - Gecko Antigua - Flower with Drops Antigua - Art's Beach

Antigua - Steel Drum Band

Steel drum bands competing for a spot in the next fete

There are some awesome looking trees on Antigua.

There are some awesome looking trees on Antigua.

Yum!

Yum!

 

Have you been to Antigua or other islands in the Caribbean? Which beach or island is your favourite?

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