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PHILIPSBURG, ST. MAARTEN


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We've tied up with some interesting ships. This morning we are sharing the dock with thousands of our best friends. The Windstar's Wind Surf and P. & O.'s Aurora are pictured here

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The Star Clipper is on our starboard side -

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- And the Carnival Victory and the Queen Mary 2 (that's the lady with the black hull) were here, as well!

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Now that's a big screen!

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A water taxi took us into town

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In town, we visited St. Martin of Tours RC Church and - what a treat - the youth group was practicing "The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy"!

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One of the Steeg, or small streets that connect Front Street and Back Street (the town IS narrow!)

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The Great Salt Pond, a bit beyond Back Street

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St. Maarten, "The Friendly Island

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That's me - enjoying a late afternoon dip before heading back to the ship - where have all the people gone?!

Posted by Swenigale 16:01 Archived in Saint Martin

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