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Christmas Celebrations in Grenada: A Reunion with Loved Ones

Leaving Trinidad behind, my boat fully repaired and my spirits high, I set sail for Grenada to celebrate Christmas with my son. Navigating the azure waters, I arrived in the vibrant harbor of Grenada, where the festive spirit was palpable in the air. Since my dinghy was a one-person vessel, I opted to approach the harbor with my boat, a decision that led me to encounter a host of lovely individuals in the bustling harbor.

Exploring Grenada’s Charms

During my time in Grenada, I took the opportunity to explore the island’s rich culture and natural beauty. Venturing across the island in a minibus, I found myself immersed in the pulsating rhythms of Soca music, surrounded by locals in the fully crowded vehicle. Each journey became an adventure in itself, offering glimpses into the heart and soul of Grenada.

A Heartfelt Reunion

The highlight of my time in Grenada was undoubtedly the reunion with my son. Welcoming him at the airport, we shared heartfelt conversations, indulged in delectable dinners, and embarked on thrilling diving expeditions together. As we spent leisurely afternoons at the anchorage, basking in the warmth of the sun and the tranquility of the sea, our bond grew stronger with each passing moment.

Tears of Farewell

Yet, as the time came for my son to depart, a wave of bittersweet emotions washed over me. Knowing that this might be the last time I see him before my return home in 2.5 years, I couldn’t help but shed a few tears. Despite the sadness of parting, I cherished the memories we had created together and held onto the hope of future reunions, buoyed by the strength of our bond and the love that transcended the distance.


My name is Jacqueline Evers from The Netherlands. Solo sailing around the world in my 27 foot sloop. While my husband and son may have chosen a different path, their unwavering support fuels my solo pursuit of this lifelong dream.

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