Les rayons lumineux qui éclairent la jolie baie de Philisburg.
The port / cruise facilities – one of the pride and joy of our tourist industry.
A ten minute stroll makes a hundred pictures of ditto bottle caps. The desperado one chosen for its name. I guess it says it all
The court house, once the post office for dutch St.Maarten, now its stand as a nostalgic piece of art and a testimony of all that has past, and to all the young folks a beacon that when seen from anywhere, say home.
Carnaval can be loud and a lot of sexy outfits. Look beyond, feel the drive. We looked at him as he did at us, I “caught’ us in
his sunglasses. Without him knowing, he had us talking about Carnaval with many many others, thus finding out things we never knew.
The Courthouse in Philipsburg, which once also housed the Post Office, stands proudly at the head of Cyrus Wathey Square, with the pineapple – symbol of welcome – at its highest point.
Lescargot Restaurant front street philipsburg , their are very few buildings that reminds us of the hay day of philipsburg, one is clearly the post office / now court house and the other is depicted here “Lescargot” still as majestic after so many moons.
Over looking our once great salt pond…
Cruise tourism – the mainstay of our capital Philipsburg with its “one-pillar” economy.
Don’ stop the carnival
Checken legs and Jhonny cake get us through the day
Soualiga, land of salt
Philipsburg is built from Salt
Locals in Phillipsburg- work hard, play hard.
Philipsburg is a local hub, where tourists and locals meet. It is a vision of island life.
The rich colours of Phillipsburg
The Island influence is strong in this must see town on the Dutch side.
Phillipsburg is a hustle and bustle town on the Dutch side. It’s stores, market and beachfront attract tourists whose cruise ships dock in Great Bay. A hub of activity, this is a town you cannot afford to miss.
Phillipsburg and Great Bay
The town of Phillipsburg is rich with culture, and ever-evolving to accommodate the tourism it attracts. This photo captures a cruise ship leaving, as the sun goes down.