Anguilla Photo Diary | Part 1

“There was a magic about the sea. People were drawn to it. People wanted to love by it, swim in it, play in it, look at it. It was a living thing that as as unpredictable as a great stage actor: it could be calm and welcoming, opening its arms to embrace it's audience one moment, but then could explode with its stormy tempers, flinging people around, wanting them out, attacking coastlines, breaking down islands. It had a playful side too, as it enjoyed the crowd, tossed the children about, knocked lilos over, tipped over windsurfers, occasionally gave sailors helping hands; all done with a secret little chuckle” - Cecelia Ahern

Here is the first of many Anguillan posts, showcasing this island's beauty. The crystal clear waters of Barnes and Meads Bay seem to change color as the day goes. Beginning as vibrant blue and then turns into deep purple as the sun melts into the horizon. The waters would change each day from strong 20 ft. waves crashing over the hidden caves of Barnes Bay and the next day would be still as glass. The hidden beauty and mystery of the ocean is always mesmerizing to me. Especially when displayed in Anguilla.


  1. Oh my goodness Sloane, Anguilla is beautiful! I'm glad you had such a fabulous trip! Can't wait to see more posts!

    XO, Kate // seersuckerandstripes.blogspot.com

  2. These photos are really beautiful. I'm so jealous! I really love the ones of the stairs.

  3. Absolutely gorgeous photos. What camera do you use?
    - Victoria

  4. Absolutely loving your pictures of Anguilla. I've been there too-- you definitely capture its beauty!! So happy I stumbled across your blog. Your style is so gorgeous and unique-- I am definitely reading all of your posts! Excited to see the rest of your trip!


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