An-tee'ga), sister Island of Barbuda
and Redonda, is located roughly 17
degrees north of the equator, in the
middle of the Leeward Islands. It
lies in the Eastern Caribbean Sea
and to its south are the Islands of
Monsterrat and Guadaloupe, both of
which can be seen from the house.
The Island is volcanic in origin,
its ancient craters now a multitude
of coves and harbours.
Sunset - Antigua
It is the largest
of the British Leeward Islands measuring
approximately 14 miles long and 11
miles wide (108 square miles). Its
highest point, Boggy Peak (1319ft)
is located in the South-western corner
of the Island. Antigua's capital is
St Johns, and the entire Island's
population just 68,000.