Tag Archives: Grenada

Postcards: Caribbean Markets (#FriFotos)

This week’s Friday Fotos theme is markets. Here are a few market scenes from the Caribbean and Central America: Jamaica, St. Lucia, Grenada, and Belize.


Postcard of the Week: Grenada’s Carenage

Grenada is one of those islands in the Caribbean that not many North Americans reach, simply because it’s the farthest down a tempting line of Eastern Caribbean plots. Therefore, it takes longer to get there, and it’s also a little more of an expensive destination. There aren’t many solo travelers–you will meet couples on honeymoon, or international medical or veterinary students attending St. George’s University, who in the end, are visiting as well.

I headed to Grenada in February 2010, on a hunch, one that proved to pay off very well, as I was to discover later.

My initial surprise with the island, however, was how picturesque it was; and not just in the hills, but right in town. On my first full Continue reading »