Like Barbados, St. Lucia was not new territory for us. We also visited this island on our Carnival tour two years ago as part of our world tour. Since we had already undertaken the classic island tour with pitons, sulfur springs etc., we wanted to get to know the underwater world this time.» Read the full blog post
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St. Lucia is an island state in the area of the West Indies in the Caribbean. St. Lucia is located north of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and 33 kilometers south of Martinique. Barbados is located 146 km to the southeast. St. Lucia has 165.000 inhabitants and the capital is Castries. On the island there are two inactive volcanoes, the “Twin Pitons”, the Gros Piton and the Petit Piton. The highest point of the island is Mount Gimie with 950 meters. The main export goods today are bananas, flour and rice. In the early 20th century sugar cane was still the most cultivated agricultural product. The ruins of the sugar mill in the Roseau Valley is now a tourist destination.
The 4th island of our cruise with the Carnival Valor took us today to the Caribbean island of St. Lucia in the area of the West Indies.» Read the full blog post