As the photo below indicates, our first full day in St. Martin was rather uneventful:
That’s not a complaint. It’s exactly what we all needed. We enjoyed getting a slow start and fiddling on our laptops for a bit.
While my mom and Martha discussed the plan . . .
. . . I scrounged up a few small items for breakfast, including this:
Prune yogurt! Yum! (Seriously.)
What did we do all day? We hung out on the beach near our condo. Here’s my mom:
Here are Amy and Martha:
One of the highlights of the day was drinking this:
See what I mean about things being uneventful? That drink — my first with alcohol since Ben & Jen’s wedding 32 days ago — contained banana, coconut, and Baileys.
Here I am at lunch:
Here’s what I ate for lunch — tuna curry with coconut sauce:
In the late afternoon, I escaped the sun by heading up into the condo. This was the scene down below:
Here’s something else I saw from the balcony:
I’d seen those things on TV, but never in person. They’re called flyboards, and I’m hoping to try one before the week is through.
This was the view at sunset:
For dinner, we went to a nice-ish restaurant down the street. Here’s what I ate:
On the left is “lobster soup with lobster dices and vegetable julienne.” On the right is “pork tenderloin, honey orange sauce, glazed shallots with tonka bean, and potatoes au gratin.”
That was my day.
Sometimes it’s fun to do nothing.