Brimstone Hill, now a A UNESCO World Heritage site, rises 800 feet with steep slopes and possessing a commanding view of the sea, was an ideal natural defense. Work on a permanent fortress on Brimstone Hill began in the 1690s and continued for about a century as the British and French wrestled for control of the island and its valuable plantations.
Problem start when we discovered the ship had berthed at a different jetty from that expected. However with friendly advice and help from locals in the port we managed to reach the correct meeting place in time as they had waited 20 minutes for us after hearing about the ship being in different jetty.
Tour was ok but we found St Kitts a little limited in interesting places apart from Brimstone Hill. The driver/guide was good but battled to maintain our
Provider: Independent Operator
Brimstone Hill was a neat fort. The views from atop were fantastic.
Provider: Princess Cruises