Index for Album Union-Island-2001: Union Island 2001
Pictures from Union Island, St. Vincent, West Indies taken on March 15-16, 2001. See corresponding trip journal.
Late afternoon and my boat is approaching Union Island.
Approaching Clifton Harbour.
Some boats in Clifton Harbour. Looking towards the air strip.
Looking across the bulkhead towards the Clifton Beach Hotel, where I stayed.
One of the day sail catamarans. They fly people over from islands like Barbados and St. Lucia and day sail to one of the isolated Grenadine Islands, like Tobago Cays. The MV Barracuda, a.k.a. the "mail boat" (the boat that brought me) is in the background.
Another of the day sail cats disgorging its passengers.
An early evening picture looking towards Carriacou.
A picture of the air strip.
The air strip from further back. Palm Island and Petit Saint Vincent are in the background.
A Clifton street with market stalls.
The Belmont Salt Pond as dark falls.
A view towards Mt. Tabor with Ashton in front.
A view of Carriacou.
An old water catch basin. A replica of an Indian thatched and twig hut is to the right.
A view of Frigate Island.
From Ashton looking up the street towards Mt. Tabor.
From Ashton looking at The Pinnacle. Zoomed in.
From Ashton looking at The Pinnacle. With a wide angle lens.
A view looking out from Richmond Bay. The island of Mayreau in the near distance. The Tobago Cays are the three islands to the right. And in the far distance is Canouan.
A view of Richmond Bay.
Some cacti. Melocactus broadwayi in front. Opuntia dillenii all over the photo. Pilosocereus royenii (?) on the right side in the background.
A road scene near Richmond Bay.
The stone quarry. People sitting under tarps breaking stones by hand into smaller ones.
The Belmont Salt Pond. This time in daylight.
Taken from Fort Hill. The Grenadines in the distance.
The air strip from Fort Hill. Close tiny island is Red Island. Behind is Palm Island. Petit St. Vincent is the island in the middle. Carriacou is the large island in the distance at the right. Clifton is at the far right.
Taken from Fort Hill. The north side of Union Island. Richmond Bay in the distance.
From Fort Hill looking down at Clifton.
The speed boat that will take me to Carriacou. To continue see that album
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