Bartholomew Prince of Gustavia
Mr. B visited SBH at least once a year for his entire life. I think we first took him when he was 9 month old? He was an excellent traveler and was fluent in french. He left the planet at age 16 after a long struggle with the effects of an enlarged heart. I loved that little shitbird so much and I miss him every day.
St Barthelemy is a very pet friendly island. The only requirements are a health certificate and, depending on who you talk to, a micro chip. Small dogs are easy. They can sit in the cabin under the seat and they are always welcome on St Barts Commuter or WinAir.
Dogs are also allowed in the restaurants in St Barthelemy. This is a bonus for Bart, since he hates being left home at night.
The Best Boy
This was BartyBoy's last trip to St Barth. He was struggling a little even then, had to get some intravenous fluids for a day. We couldn't get the tape off his leg. I kinda knew it was our last trip together. He was a good boy.
Bartholomew is a world famous artist. So sometimes we had to wear disguises when we walk the beach.
Bartholomew used to sit under the blanket next to me. Used to get him stoned on Benadryl.....slept all the way down in his bag under the seat.
Bartholomew @ Dragan
Barty relaxing pool side at Villa Dragan on the plage at Flamands.
Bartyboy at Les Ilets, waiting to go for a ride to L'Oasis.
St Jean 2005
He is pissed in this photo....I think it was lunch time and he had other plans.
JackiB and BartyB
Bartholomew and Jacki having a disagreement concerning his afternoon walk.
Baie de St Jean......after a long afternoon of wine and fromage.
Les Ilets de la Plage
Les Ilets is remarkably dog friendly. Mr B pretty much could walk around wherever he liked. He was constantly on the hunt for turtles and iquanas.
Doesn't matter where he is, Bart loves to go for a ride in the car. Here he is in the parking lot of Filao. Many moons ago.
Les Ilets November 2008
Two Dogs hangin out
One of Bartholomew's earliest visits to SBH. He was tall and skinny. I think this was the year that he drank too much sea water and almost died. He sticks to wine now.
Hotel Filao Beach
Barty with his mom Jacki B
First Day Back
This was back in 2010 I think. We just arrived at Les Ilets and Mr. B wanted to check out the surf......
The B and Me - 2001
He was doing his tough guy pose in this photo.
Bart and I are were generally up before the sun every morning, whether we are on vacation or not. The little pig liked his breakfast early.
One of Bart's favorite rides from Top Loc.
Hanging at the Hepy Bar at Emeraude Plage with Mario.
Beach Villa - Les Ilets
Favorite hang during the mid-day hours.
He wanted to know when we were going for a walk.
Bartholomew on the Beach
This is a photo taken by my friend Cliff. Most mornings, Bart would accompany me on a beach while I photographed h the sunrise.
RG and BB
Here we are, two dogs taking a stroll out by Les Ilets de la Plage.....Mr. B's favorite early morning walk location.
This was in May 2009. Bart drove me up the hill to the Arawak to take some sunrise photos. He stayed in the car while I made some photos.....he wanted to listen to the radio.
St Jean 2009
Definitely not happy with his daddy here.