Travel Image of the Week: St. Lucia

The Caribbean island of St. Lucia is an idyllic holiday destination, with views that will take your breath away. Lush rainforest covers a lot of St. Lucia, with thriving greenery and plant life providing just as much beauty as the still, sandy beaches. It’s a luxurious destination that, contrary to popular opinion, doesn’t cost the earth.

This photograph was taken within the magnificent surroundings of the St James’s Club Resort in St. Lucia. What we love about the image is that it evokes a fantastic level of calm, and yet the pathway to the right has a definite sense of mystery and adventure (we’re sure you’ll agree that this is at the very heart of great travel). It seems the perfect invitation to St Lucia has been captured in this shot, and we can’t help but wonder what that red arrow sign post is pointing towards… [click image to enlarge]

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The Photographer

Travel writer Victoria Philpot was on her way to a water-skiing lesson when the blue skies, clear ocean and serene shore inspired her to take this snap. Vicky states in her travel blog that she can be found “having fun on [her] adventures and reporting back in the hope of giving you the confidence and knowledge to do the same“. Her philosophy? “You don’t have to choose between your career and your passport.

You can find lots more photographs of stunning St Lucia in Vicky’s original blog post. Don’t forget to check out her Facebook, Instagram and Twitter too. We dare you not to catch the travelling bug…

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