Day 4: St. John’s Antigua

Dennis on Ham Radio

Happy Thanksgiving! It seems strange celebrating this day of gratitude without friends and family. Though our gathering this year is small, we each have many reasons to give thanks.

We docked at 8 am. From a distance, we could see the white baroque towers of St. John’s Cathedral. Instead of admiring the city’s skyline, Dennis sat on the balcony and listened to amateur radio. We each celebrate in our own way.

White baroque towers of St. John’s Cathedral.

St John’s is very poor. The items in the local stores are of inferior quality to the items we find in the discount stores at home. Of course, the tourists’ stores are the same wherever we go.

Dennis is not feeling well enough to take excursions. It seems odd coming to the Caribbean and not going snorkeling a least once. I think we will have to return when we all feel better.

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Jane V. Blanchard

I am an award-winning author of the "Woman On Her Way" book series, writing about my travel adventures. For more information on the books, please visit I started the "Woman On Her Way" travel blog in 2013 to share my experiences as I explored 13 countries with my husband, traveling by ship, foot, bike, bus, train, and plane. Dennis and I continue to make memories and hope you will enjoy following along.

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