Lucia has a split personality. In the north, the island hustles and bustles. To the south, life slows way down. Where you choose to base your St. Lucia stay should account for the opposing atmospheres of the two sides of the island.
A artist’s retreat in southeastern Norway is recast as a getaway for architect architect Irene Sævik. The interiors are clad in white-glazed pine, a contrast to the black-stained facade. The brick fireplace is original. Photo by Ivan Brodey.