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Watching the sails go up each night, champagne in hand, to the strains of "Conquest of Paradise" from Vangelis' 1492 was a thrill. We still can't hear that track without getting butterflies....

Sint Maarten/Saint Martin (Dutch and French territories) is part of the set of islands we know as the Caribbean, set off the south-east of Florida. Flying from Atlanta to St Martin via Miami, we went from icy cold (and unseasonal) winter, to gorgeous balmy weather....