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Little Weekend Links 47 - Little Observationist
Ah, a full week in London, a full inbox and an empty suitcase! I’ve spent much of this week playing catch up and editing photos from Saint Lucia, but I’m looking forward to going out and about to enjoy the Fall weather (hopefully not with an umbrella) this weekend. Saint Lucia was a stunning place, lush, vibrant, colourful. I came home with almost 3,000 photos and obviously I won’t be sharing all of them, but I’ll put up a few more posts in the coming weeks. It was an island of both extreme poverty and excess built up for tourists (who drive the majority of the economy). There were wonderfully friendly people full of excellent advice for us, some waiting to pounce on white faces with offers of boat tours and necklaces made of islands plants and others with permanent scowls on their faces. We met and spoke with a couple of locals, enjoyed a homemade breadfruit pie, saw this amazing hand painted Rasta house below, traveled up and down both coasts, stopped in crumbling villages, palm tree-lined beaches, stayed in a private villa and experienced the tourist resorts in the north. All in all, a beautifully sunny place and a …