Topic: Travel

I'm leaving today for my month long trip around Europe (I'm actually getting to meet some Int'l Herbies too!). Before I left, Mama Shay (my mom!) sent me some words of wisdom that I'd like to share with you.

"There's a place I travel when I want to roam, and nobody knows it but me.  The roads don't go there and the signs stay home and nobody knows it but me.  It's far ...

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So long, farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, adieu...

I'm one of those people that has ants in their pants all the time. I don't feel settled unless I'm in motion.

In 2006, I backpacked through Europe for a month. I returned to the states and then moved from Boston to Los Angeles. Los Angeles to New York and then New York to St. Maarten. Even since we've moved to St. Maarten, I've been home to New York ...

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Hi Herbies! It's Andrea again :] Hope you're all staying safe! Last night, after we took a trip around the island to see all of St. Marteen, we came home and Lindsay made us a meal from her new cookbook. We'll have to call it Mango Noodles for now. Sorry to keep you all in suspense ;)

After dinner we went to Grand Case, part of the French side of the island, to hang out on the beach. There ...

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Scott & I took his Dad and Andrea for a drive around the island. This island is teeny tiny---in fact, it could fit comfortably within Brooklyn!

Along the way we saw herbivores.

I freaked out and made Scott pull over so I could take pictures. 

While the male was generally happy to have his picture taken his girlfriend was not.

Her expression really sums it up.

We also saw goats!

Herbivore friends aside...

We first stopped at Grand Case for drinks ...

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One of the nice things about the Caribbean is that many of the islands are relatively close together (in fact, I can see three other islands from my island) and you can travel between them by boat. 

St. Barths is about two hours away by ferry and since I've always heard about this place and all the stars seem to go there, I thought I'd check it out. 

All aboard! The ferry service offered endless complementary rum punch ...

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