Cruising the Caribbean – St. Maarten/St. Martin

Port of call #1 – St. Maarten/St. Martin

This dual Dutch/French island has always intrigued me from afar…why, I am not entirely sure. Is it because the linguistic history of the two colonizing nations are so different? Is it because I admire the fact that the island has the same name on both sides of the “border”? I cannot say. Continue reading