Antigua’s coastline is heavily indented with coves and bays
Many sheltered bays are used as harbors
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–Blockhouse Hill on Shirley Heights, an 18th century fortification
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–These restored buildings served as a lookout and gun battery
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–Remains of the Officers’ Quarters, 1787
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–Cactus and flowers side by side on Blockhouse Hill
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–A single cannon amidst the ruins
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–Seal of His Royal Highness
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–The views from Blockhouse Hill are spectacular
SHIRLEY HEIGHTS–Mamora Bay from Blockhouse Hill
LOOKOUT POINT–From nearby Lookout Point, there are sweeping views of the island
LOOKOUT POINT–The dry, scrubby character of Antigua is evident
LOOKOUT POINT––Looking down at English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour
LOOKOUT POINT–Dow’s Hill Interpretation Center near Lookout Point
LOOKOUT POINT–A multi-media show inside gives the island’s history from the Indians...
LOOKOUT POINT–...to Columbus.
ENGLISH HARBOR–The Dockyard is named for Lord Horatio Nelson who served here
ENGLISH HARBOR–The Dockyard is the only existing Georgian dockyard in the world and is a World Heritage Site
ENGLISH HARBOR–Fort Berkley, begun in 1704 on the peninsula was the Harbour’s first line of defense
ENGLISH HARBOR–Dating from 1743, the Dockyard began being restored in the 1950’s
ENGLISH HARBOR–Stone pillars along an 18th century berth
ENGLISH HARBOR–The Dockyard is still an active docking area for sailboats and yachts
ENGLISH HARBOR–But watch where you sit!
ENGLISH HARBOR–Pillars and an 18th century building, now the Admiral’s Inn
ENGLISH HARBOR–Restored quarters of the sailors
ENGLISH HARBOR–and a stubby cannon
ENGLISH HARBOR–The restored buildings now house trendy little shops
ENGLISH HARBOR–The officers’ kitchen, from Lord Nelson’s day...
ENGLISH HARBOR–...is today a bakery
ST. JOHN'S–The Dockyard Market is supported by pillars painted in Antiguan themes by art students
ST. JOHN'S–Heritage Quay, in the capital, St. John’s, is a convenient shopping area
ST. JOHN'S–Small shops with a variety of merchandise lure the tourists
ST. JOHN'S–The bright skies and vivid colors of St. John’s...
ST. JOHN'S–...are visible wherever one looks.
ST. JOHN'S–Mysterious doors...
ST. JOHN'S–...and eye-popping colors.
ST. JOHN'S–The locals, hanging out on a street corner
ST. JOHN'S–And a heron, peaceful in the setting sunlight