Wednesday, March 2, 2011


 The perfect place to be on a cold snowy winter day!
Sint Maarten, Netherland Antilles/Saint Martin, French West Indies
LINKS to past posts on St Maarten:
(mostly for my benefit, but if you wish to see only a few more photos, click on any of the links marked with ◄)
ONE  maps of the island + a couple photos 
TWO  sunset
◄ THREE  Baie Longue/Long Beach
FOUR  bird  
◄ FIVE  Cupecoy
SIX Pointe de Bluffe
SEVEN Sunset over Cupecoy 
EIGHT  Sint Maarten (planes flying over beach) 
NINE sunset
◄ TEN Sail Away (#1)
ELEVEN  Sint Maarten kitties 
◄ TWELVE  island
◄ THIRTEEN  Sail Away (#2)

This is a fun weekly meme, under the direction of Jenny Matlock.  This week, our letter is "U."  Come and join HERE.  You will be amazed at all the bloggy goodness to be found!  

photos by me © 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010

PS:  I am on vacation.  (Yes, somewhere warm!)  I will visit you upon my return.


  1. the look of those umbrellas! I bought a bathing suit today in anticipation for our beach trip in a few months!! :) Bring on summer!! Great post!

  2. You are one lucky lady!
    Don't you go there every summer?

    Have a wonderful time and relax!!

  3. Under an umbrella by the beach is the perfect place to be anytime :) nice pic. I will be dreamin about it tonite , thanks :)

  4. Maybe we could work out a trade?? Some of our snow for some of your beach sand and one of those blue umbrellas?? :o)

  5. looks like a wonderful bit of paradise!

  6. I would love to sit under one and watch the waves come in.

  7. You are someplace warm!?!?! Couldn't you have perhaps packed a few of us into your suitcase and taken us along!!! ;)

    Hope you are having a wonderful time ~ though how could you not be if you are somewhere warm! Lucky you!

    xo Catherine

  8. Oh, how I wish I were there!! I think we are going to St. Thomas in June, though.

  9. it's 30 degrees and windy here in PA.........oh Calgon take me away!!!
    Happy Alphabe-Thursday =)

  10. I would definitely like to be there, with or without umbrella...


  11. I'm SO jealous Margaret! I am hoping you are having a fabulous time and can't wait to hear all about it!

  12. hope you're having fun in the sun.... oh, you have umbrellas! {:-D

  13. Happy vacation! Send me some warm =) Thanks!

  14. Yes, thank you, I'd love to go there -when do we leave?

  15. Oooh! Me too! I want to be on the white capped, blue water...underneath the blue skies and a blue umbrella :o)

    Blessings & Aloha!

  16. Great umbrella post! It must be as windy there as it is here. Hope you are enjoying your vacation!

  17. Oh, I would pack you all up and take you with me!

  18. Those are the kind of vacation I want to take when it's summer here in Arizona.

    I thought about using umbrella as my u word but I couldn't even find one in our house - ha!

    Thanks for a cute stop this week.



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