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The island of smiles

Manchester Evening News: "THE brightly painted boats of St Lucia say much about this Caribbean island. Some are grand vessels fit for deep waters, others crudely built tubs - but each carries a name lovingly painted on its side revealing a gentle optimism - Patience Is The Key, Give And Take, Respect Life The First. Sun bleached and peeling, piled high with pastel nets, lurching on gentle swells or hauled up on dark volcanic sand beaches."

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