23 Things That Are Totally Normal When Living In St. Kitts

Life can be a little different when living on an island that has more monkeys than people. Things can be a bit crazy sometimes, but in the end it is SO SO worth it.

1. Beer being cheaper than water

Pick your poison, Stag or Carib.

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2. Interesting local lingo

TRANSLATION: Stop here and call. Don’t come in!

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3. Butt sweat

What’s a little butt sweat between friends?

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4. Underboob sweat

Don’t panic.

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5. Sweat in places you didn’t even know you could sweat

Airplane (Paramount Pictures)


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6. A patch of smooth road being a cause for celebration

Only matched by the wonder that is the new roundabout.

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7. Sandal tans

It’s a rough life, but someone’s gotta live it.

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8. Goat induced traffic jams

Or sheep. Whatever they are.

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9. Donkeys wearing sunglasses

“Come on, again Jojo? I look RIDICULOUS.” — Bob the donkey

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10. Monkeys riding donkeys

“Giddyup you ass!”

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11. Alcoholic monkeys

Just one more Ting with a Sting

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12. Never knowing if an animal is a goat or a sheep

HINT: It’s all in the tail. Goats up, sheep down.

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13. Island cars

Why yes, that is a menstrual pad and zip ties holding everything together.

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14. Cruise ships

Don’t even think about trying to shop in port if there’s no ship docked.

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15. Never being able to fully rid yourself of sand

Just when you thought your bed was finally sand free.

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16. Giant Centipedes

These are what God invented BOP for.

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17. Huge ass spiders trying to kill you

Home Alone (Twentieth Century Fox)


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18. Then again, don’t forget views like this

The peninsula from Timothy Hill

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19. …and this

Christophe Harbour

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20. …and this.

Mount Liamuiga

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21. Oh yeah, and beaches

The Pavilion Beach Club @ Christophe Harbour

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22. …more beaches

The Pavilion Beach Club @ Christophe Harbour

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23. …and more beaches

View of Nevis from St Kitts

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