Little Jost van Dyke - 5 April

Wed 5 Apr 2006 14:37
As I write, we are at anchor in a bay called Diamond Cay, which is  between Jost van Dyke and its near-neighbour, Little Jost van Dyke.  There is a shallow causeway between the two islands which we waded across yesterday.
The children wading
At one side of the causeway there is a group of boulders, between which a natural swimming pool of crystal clear water, with a white sand bottom, has formed.  It also contains some pretty fish.  The children loved this and after we waded across the causeway they headed straight back to the pool.
Maddy and Alice in the pool
The children found a creature which they thought was an octopus, but we think may be a type of starfish: