Black Sun Expedition

Total Solar Eclipse Feb 26 1998 Guadeloupe

Here are some of the first pictures from the trip
They are low res, more will be coming by the middle of march
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Partial with Clouds
Totality 1
Totality 1 Hi Res (1.4m)
Totality 2
Totality 2 Hi Res (1.4m)
Terre-de-Hutte
1 Dan and Nancy, waiting for the plane
2 Point a Petra Airport
3 Waiting for our luggage and the first signs of carnival
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5 Water buffalo lawn mowers
6 Rush hour in P-a-P
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9 The Moorings Marina
10 Hotel Fleur De Epee
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14 Share with the birds
16 Breakfast at the Hotel
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23 Loading the galley with provisions
24 At Bas Terre
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27 Patrice
29 The Black Dragon
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31 Afternoon drinks and appetizers
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34 The Hotel at Bas Terre
35 Nancy at the poultry market
37 Lets start Carnival!
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39 The guy at the computer store who let us use his computer
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44 Goat mowers
45 A typical street at rush hour
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47 at the market
48 and you thought something tasted like battery acid?
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51 At sea too long
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53 The Christmas tree
54 Drizzle in De Shaies
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63 The vegetable market
64 Eclipse 101
65 and the visual aids
66 We are not alone
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68 Start of the parade of tall ships
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71 Viewing at Ilet Kahouanne
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76 Moored at Les Saints
77 Gift shop in town
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80 Thank God it doesn't snow here
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88 Would you like some fresh Croissant or warm bread- delivered to your boat!
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90 Come in for a swim the water is wonderful
91 Sailing is good too
92 Pointe a Petra
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94 Back at the airport
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211 Deshaie Harbor and Le grande anse beach
212 Ilet Kahouanne and Tete A L'anglais
214 Ilet Kahouanne and Tete A L'anglais
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217 San Juan
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061 Nav Station
058 Our Taxi
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054 2 in the afternoon- Eclipse light
053 Nice Breeze
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048 Tall ships
044 DeShaies Before
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036 From the Air, the islands
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029 Plymouth Monserrat
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019 Ilet Hukauanne by Eclipse light
018 Leaving the Eclipse
017 Set up Here
016 DeShaies
015 DeShaies
014 DeShaies
013 Nap time
012 DeShaies Later
011 Viewing
009 The Group
008 Terre-de-Hutte
007 Terre-de-hutte
006 Terre-de-Hutte
005 Sabbath
004 PP Harbor
003 "Sea" Rations
002 Dan
001 Nancy

Judy's Picks

Rick
Nancy and Dan
Tall Ships
What's cooking
Sailing
We Fight 24 hours, Then quit
Carnival
Market
Breakfast
Shopping
Untitled
I can get use to this
The Crew
Getting Ready
Eclipse

Rick's Picks

The Crew
The Scope
Sunset
Eclipse Twilight
Diving

Dan and Nancy's Picks

Looking Below
Nancy in the Salon
Nancy & Joan
Judy & Patrice
Ready, Set...
Jump!!
The Pinto Clara at Dock
The Crew of the Pinto Clara Relaxing On board
Nancy - Carnival
The Church Square
Nancy Next To A Citroen Like in The Movie "Diva"
A Parade Comes
Ladies In White Leave The Church And Join The Procession
Carnival!!
There They Go
Goats Munching
Le Conseil General
Into The Shade
Another Parade Comes
The Parade Gets Hot
Lunch
The Calm After the Parades
Eclipse Sign
Eclipse Sign
Wall of the Vieux Fort
"Allo, Silly English Person..."
Nancy, Joan and Judy Take the Fort
View from the Vieux Fort
Dan at the Helm
Dan at the Helm
Clouds over the Big Island
Sunset
Anse ala Barque
Judy & Rif Go Snorkling
Anse ala Barque
Paxatawney Dan Sees His Shadow - 6 more days of sailing
Pinto Clara
Pinto Clara At Mooring
Cat
Didn't I See You In A Bond Film?
Sulu At The Helm
Hey, We're Parking Here!
We Have Company
Mooring
Sunset
Sunset 2
Setting-up for the Eclipse
Scene from a 50's Nuclear Test?
Nancy Looks Through the Telescope
Nancy Looks Through the Telescope - less flattering shot
Rif Looks Through the Telescope
On the Beach
Getting Closer
More Folks Show up
Ooh!!
Joan Looks Through the Telescope
Judy Looks Through the Telescope
Joan and Mark Twain
English Head in the Shadow
Black Sun Expedition - Happy Crew
Four Masted Tall Ship
Four Masted Tall Ship - bow shot
Leaving the Big Island
Terre De Haut
More of Terre De Haut Harbor
Looking Back out of Terre De Haut Harbor
Boat Coming out the Hillside?
Dan & Nancy
"Terre De Haut Traffic, Ready for Takeoff"
Crew with Napoleon
Dock at Terre De Haut
Ferry Sign for Terre De Haut
The Pinto Clara at mooring - uh, which one...
Cat at mooring
Lovely, lovely
Judy - Post Pina Coladas
Sunset at Terre de Haut
Another Sunset
Dawn in Terre De Haut.
The Baker Comes
He's Getting Closer
Fresh Croissant, Pain du Chocolat pour vous
Delivered Fresh to the Boat
A Lovely House
Crossing
Under Sail
Dan at the Helm
Pointe-a-Pitre Harbor
Parking with the Big Boys
Pointe-a-Pitre - Downtown
Pointe-a-Pitre at the Wharf
Watch out for the Freighter!
Islet Gosier
"Are You The Lighthouse Keeper of Gozer?"
View from the Top of the Lighthouse
The Beach at Islet Gosier
The Mooring at Islet Gosier
More of the Mooring at Islet Gosier
Joan, Judy and Nancy Shelling
The Captain Comes to take us back to the Pinto Clara
Bringing her Home...

All Digital Images by Alan Rifkin, All Rights reserved 1998
Judy's Picks by Judith Allen, All Rights reserved 1998
Rick's Picks By Richard Hamilton, All Rights reserved 1998
Dan and Nancy's Picks, All Rights reserved 1998

Other images of interest

Sat image of the shadow over South America




I am working on overlaying the line drawing (our GPS Track Log) on the map.


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