Travel Blogs from Harbor Island, Bahamas

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N26 32.795   W77 03.186 - Marsh Harbor, Abacos, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

N26 32.795 W77 03.186 - Marsh Harbor, Abacos

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... we spent three days moored off that light with Sassy in 2006.  As I watched the light for miles, I pictured that beautiful harbor and all the comfortably sleeping cruisers moored on the mooring balls.  I think I was getting really, really ...

SHTY DEAL, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

SHTY DEAL

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... late and nothing is open in SW on Sundays.  We hauled out our bucket!  OBTW - there are no pump outs in the Bahamas!!! We could wait until Monday and see if we could get a maserator in Spanish Wells or take the Fast Ferry back to Nassau ...

N26 32.65  W76 58.10 - HOPE TOWN, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

N26 32.65 W76 58.10 - HOPE TOWN

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... Sea of Abaco is very, very shallow - 6.5' depths on approach.  Many of the deeper draft boats anchor off the island. We were able to come into the harbor and pick up a mooring ball for $20/ night.  Lots and lots of boat traffic in and out of ...

Harbor Island, Harbor Island, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Harbor Island

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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... for someone special to share this romantic place with. A week later I met Jim and here I was, three years later, back on Harbor Island with my special someone. The island is very narrow and can be walked across to the Atlantic side in 10 minutes. Jim ...

CUISINE CRITIQUE & CRUISER'S NET, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

CUISINE CRITIQUE & CRUISER'S NET

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

... routine is set ... each morning at 8:15 we will turn on Channel 68 to listen to the Cruiser's Net.  Patty from Marsh Harbor is still hosting this program and it's run by volunteers, many cruisers who are down for the winter.   First thing ...

MARSH HARBOR TO LYNYARD CAY  N26 21.597   W76 59.1, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

MARSH HARBOR TO LYNYARD CAY N26 21.597 W76 59.1

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... gentle swells rocking our boat and the winds are 5-10 kts.  I could homestead here!      Tomorrow we are going down to Little Harbor and visit Pete's Pub.  Gotta do what you gotta do! Life is most excellent! ...

LYNYARD TO TILLOO CAY TO MAN O WAR, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

LYNYARD TO TILLOO CAY TO MAN O WAR

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... main entrance up to the mooring field but there were no moorings available.   It is very tight inside this harbor so we decided to anchor off the island and dinghy into the town.  It's much cooler out here anyway - the wind is light at about ...

CINCO DE MAYO IN MARSH HARBOR, MARSH HARBOR, Bahamas travel blog

CINCO DE MAYO IN MARSH HARBOR

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... the cars.  Abaco Island is over 100 miles long so people are coming from various directions to shop in Marsh HarborIsland Bakery didn't have any coconut bread but they did have cake and chocolate chip cookies!    We walked back ...

Exploring the Outer Islands, Eleuthera and Harbor Islands, Bahamas travel blog

Exploring the Outer Islands

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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We decided in order to experience the local feel of the Bahamas, we needed to go to one of the "outer islands", far from the huge resorts and spring break - yes we timed that perfectly, note to self, there is a good reason to pay attention to world events ...

Harbour Island, Harbor Island, Bahamas travel blog

Harbour Island

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

Day trip from the Bahamas. Beautiful and peaceful. We ate the "hamburger in paradise" that Jimmy Buffet talks about. From the journal: "Day 3, travel to Harbour Island. We are woken up at around 3 a.m. by some asshole with a loud TV. We decide ...

Hello Abaco, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Hello Abaco

A travel blog entry by dragon762

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Hello Abaco !!! We arrived on an 18 seat prop plane form Ft. Lauderdale. Marsh Harbor airport is about 40 feet square. Half of it is terminal and the other half immigration and customs. They put your bags on a wooden cart and you walk outside and ...

Goodbye, Gerry and Don - Day 51 - 54, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Goodbye, Gerry and Don - Day 51 - 54

A travel blog entry by kvkrusader

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... will not be sending blogs to their friends and family unless I hear otherwise from you that you want to continue hearing about the Bahamas. Next stop will be Treasure Cay by boat and a few days of basking in the sun with the Hunters, Gibsons and ...

Marsh Harbor, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Marsh Harbor

A travel blog entry by dragon762

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... - conch, grouper, Bahamian bread and even some tea. We walked to restaurants and the grocery store and today we leave the Marsh Harbor Marina and head to a beautiful area for some snorkeling. You should see their boat - wow! It's big and so nice. ...

Broadside in the Fairway - Day 58 - 60, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Broadside in the Fairway - Day 58 - 60

A travel blog entry by kvkrusader

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... - 30 knots and seas were about 4 feet.  It reminded me of "the crossing".  We wanted to get back to Marsh Harbor because Monday and Tuesday's weather didn't look much better.  We pulled into the fairway to our slip, couldn't make the ...

Gin Clear Water - Day 48-50, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Gin Clear Water - Day 48-50

A travel blog entry by kvkrusader

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... our way out of the treacherous passage that leads to Treasure Cay bound for Man O War Cay and another treacherous opening to the harbor.  That entrance featured rocks and coral on both sides of the very narrow channel.  We snagged a mooring ball ...

Afrikanese..., Harbor Island, Bahamas travel blog

Afrikanese...

A travel blog entry by martinedalziel

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This is the first update in two weeks, and so much has happened in this time. Things were getting quite negative on Island Cowboy, the days were taking forever and I was being treated like crap. There were some good days, I got to explore a bit, met the ...

Day 37 - 40 - This is It!, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Day 37 - 40 - This is It!

A travel blog entry by kvkrusader

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... holidays.  We will cruise the Abacos during the month of January.  Mary and Gerry Hunter of s/v Paloma will return to the Bahamas in January and also plan to cruise the islands.  Dave and Myrna Gibson of s/v Paloma will remain in Marsh ...

4 weeks and counting, Harbor Island, Bahamas travel blog

4 weeks and counting

A travel blog entry by martinedalziel

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So tomorrow is my 4 week anniversary on the boat. It's been quite an adventure. I have arrived in Harbour Island, which is known to be more vibey than the places we've been (excited). The last time I updated my blog I was on my way to the lighthouse. It ...

Back By Popular Demand - Day 41 & 42, Marsh Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Back By Popular Demand - Day 41 & 42

A travel blog entry by kvkrusader

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... fireworks display that rivals New York City's. January 3rd we (Sue and Kelsey) left 16 degree weather in Horsham for the balmy Bahamas.  We were greeted with 60 degree weather, rain and blustery winds.  The seas and passages are too rough to ...

southern tip, Marsh harbor, Bahamas travel blog

southern tip

A travel blog entry by coolbreeze

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i flew in from destin on tuesday. leaving panama city, i wasnt expecting a swell in the carribean. as we flew over the west end there were waves breaking all over the reefs. That afternoon on great guana the waves were great. 4-6 ft with offshore winds ...

headed to LA(lower alabama), Marsh harbor, Bahamas travel blog

headed to LA(lower alabama)

A travel blog entry by coolbreeze

looks like surf in the gulf next monday cause im coming ...

Mission Trip to Eleuthera, Governor's Harbor, Bahamas travel blog

Mission Trip to Eleuthera

A travel blog entry by andies_can

I went with a mission team from my old church in Clemson to go help with house construction on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas. I never did get very much sypathy for a spring break trip to the Bahamas, and it was beautiful, but it was an eye ...

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