Travel Blogs from Out Islands, Bahamas

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Day On A "Cruise Ship" Beach.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... that is your thing (its not mine) and have food and drinks brought to you. Then you arrive at Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas and not only do you disembark for a day ashore but so does the crew who look after you on the ship. They continue ...

Half Moon Cay, Our Private Island Paradise, Half Moon Cay, Bahamas travel blog

Half Moon Cay, Our Private Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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... .  Little San Salvador Island, Bahamas (also known as Half Moon Cay), is one of about 700 islands that make up the archipelago of the Bahamas.  It is a private island, owned by Holland America Line, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation which ...

Marsh Harbour to Great Sale Cay, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas travel blog

Marsh Harbour to Great Sale Cay

A travel blog entry by darborn

... south it is not possible to see the narrow shallow section between the reefs as you head in from the Atlantic. Once we were out in the Atlantic we were subject to some large rolling seas with the odd breaking wave. There were large breakers on the reef ...

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas, Cat Island, The Bahamas travel blog

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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Day stop at a private island owned by the cruise ships, which basically means a controlled tourist trap. Unfortunately the seas where too rough to transfer people to the shuttle boat to go to shore, good thing we where on a boat with good music and fun ...

Freeport to Marsh Harbour, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas travel blog

Freeport to Marsh Harbour

A travel blog entry by walkabout

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... say the weather did. We were cold and wet most of the trip, but we were making progress. The islands we passed were nothing like I imagined the Bahamas to be, mostly mangroves and some sea grass - not the beautiful sand beaches you see in the ...

Time to jump the ditch, ( gulf stream crossing), Bimini, Bahamas travel blog

Time to jump the ditch, ( gulf stream crossing)

A travel blog entry by thermalsailors

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... .  Unbeleavably clear water.  The coulours are stunning. Fish swimming under us. Sun was shining. Perfect introduction to the bahamas for Craig and Christa.  Naturaly i had a flat water beer.  Crack a beer when the boat enters calm ...

"Run, Forrest, run!"

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

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... out of their frames. Shit banged around and fell over outside, my photos lining my window sill all knocked over. It was brilliant. But now it’s gone I suppose I will just have to put up with the sunshine again… What a tough life the Bahamas ...

May 24, 2014, San Salvador, Bahamas travel blog

May 24, 2014

A travel blog entry by leahkeith-houle

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"I've got crabs."

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

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... protected against unwelcome visitors rocking up claiming squatters rights. Crabs are different though. Species like the Hermit crab start out minuscule, they scuttle around under a shell barely noticeable, but my do they grow! My first encounter with a ...

"Let's give it a go..."

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

So apart from not eating slimy fish I am doing all I can to interrogate into the Bahamas and try out some of the things this island has to offer. Including attending a service at a Baptist Church, snorkelling and even spear fishing. The Baptist Church was ...

Work in paradise, San Salvador, Bahamas travel blog

Work in paradise

A travel blog entry by leahkeith-houle

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Hope Town to Marsh Harbor and Home to PA, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas travel blog

Hope Town to Marsh Harbor and Home to PA

A travel blog entry by darborn

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... did well and were soon home and I have had a wonderful time with my son, his wife and new baby, helping where I could. Grandpa has been working hard and travelling so has missed out a bit. We will miss the little chap as we head off to continue our ...

"I know this is all a bit overwhelming..."

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

... after being here a few days, I have met more people than I know the names of and have made some lovely friends. Out in the sunshine, listening to Bob Marley (no other music really feels appropriate right?) going snorkelling or just drinking a beer, ...

"So you got a boyfriend...?"

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

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... bar the odd acknowledgement or nod of the head he had deduced that my singledom was a result of my being a woman that didn't "put out." His parting words (thankfully devoid of any tree analogy) were "closed legs, open doors" - I paid my 20 bucks, thanked ...

Day 9: Strolla gets Grounded, Bimini, Bahamas travel blog

Day 9: Strolla gets Grounded

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... or wait till at least wednesday or thursday for the winds to change. All of us simply happy enough just to have made it to the bahamas decided we'd wait in the Bimini's for a couple days. Our week spent in the Bimini's was rather uneventful. It is the off ...

"One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night..."

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

Someone I recently met told me about this poem which I thought was fun so decided to share it with you all... "Ladies and Gentlemen, Hobos and Tramps, Bug-eyed mosquitoes and bow-legged ants, I come before you to sit beside you, To tell you a story I ...

A look at the students of San Salvador High school, San Salvador, Bahamas travel blog

A look at the students of San Salvador High school

A travel blog entry by leahkeith-houle

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This is a look at the students of the High school,the bay in front of the school and my walk to and from ...

Man of War to Sea Spray on Elbow Key and Hope Town, Hope Town, Bahamas travel blog

Man of War to Sea Spray on Elbow Key and Hope Town

A travel blog entry by darborn

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... and made it into Sea Spray Marina Resort just before high water with never less than 7 feet. 4 feet is an ideal draft for the Bahamas however boats of 6 feet can manage ok but can be quite tide restricted. The slips at Sea Spray have 5 to 6 feet depth. ...

WEATHER TO GO OR WEATHER TO NOT!, GREEN TURTLE CAY, Bahamas travel blog

WEATHER TO GO OR WEATHER TO NOT!

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

... ourselves out of here as it is still about 100 miles across the bank before we can begin to cross the Gulf Stream.   So, this may be our last input in the Bahamas Bound log until we reach stateside.   Life ...... is all about the ...

Long Island, Bahamas, Long Island, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Long Island, Bahamas

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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... able to sit there and eat comfortably, plus the table was cut about 2 feet shorter than where the booth ended. THIS it's the Bahamas. Everything is ass backwards! Plus, the only "Chinese" item on the menu was shrimp fried rice and sweet and sour chicken. ...

Harbor Island, Harbor Island, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Harbor Island

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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... the cafe I ate at 3 years ago with my brother Grant, Layne and mother. It was the best meal we had had in the Bahamas. Can't remember the name of it off the top of my head. Then we circumnavigated the island passing by the very old loyalist cottages and ...

One for the girlies..., San Salvador, Bahamas travel blog

One for the girlies...

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

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... combination of skin care and make up" (http://www.dior.com) and I would have to agree. It provides minimal coverage while evening out skin tone, eradicating any redness or dark spots. The texture is light and easy to use. The only issue I have is it only ...

"Sharing the love and charitable donations"

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

... the charity instead of going toward those in need. My generosity aside, I bought my ticket and delved further into finding out what specific treatment was needed. Naturally I'm thinking the poor woman, she has cancer or some other potentially fatal ...

Manjack Cay to Green Turtle Cay, Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas travel blog

Manjack Cay to Green Turtle Cay

A travel blog entry by darborn

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... the government  in construction back in Russia.  What was he doing going from tiny island to island by ferry in the Bahamas with a very bent over elderly lady! The next day we returned to town to get fresh bread and took a tour of the ...

Last night with friends, Eleuthera, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Last night with friends

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies

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Tonight Grant, Layne, Jim and myself joined our new friend Kevin and his wife Hope for dinner at Tippy's restaurant. We enjoyed good food and conversation. Kevin and Hope are so sweet and we really enjoyed everyone's ...

The thirty -to- fourth minister walk one way, San Salvador, Bahamas travel blog

The thirty -to- fourth minister walk one way

A travel blog entry by leahkeith-houle

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I walked everyday or the school from the gerace center it was forty minute stroll, I would like to show you the highlights of that ...

"This is heaven..."

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

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... but the sun is yet to show itself, just sheer beauty - utterly priceless. Ankle update: Have deflated a great deal however I sat out last night and have been bitten to a mother, ready to go psycho on those irritating little pricks, it is not rational to ...

"I like it up the front."

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

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... dives I came across plenty conch among the reef and on the sand – as mentioned before this is a common dish in the Bahamas, it is essentially a mussel that served in all variations. (In keeping with my Forrest Gump friends, in the words of ...

Treasure Cay to Man O War Cay, Treasure Cay To Man O War, Bahamas travel blog

Treasure Cay to Man O War Cay

A travel blog entry by darborn

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... to an area of bright blue indicating a sandy bottom but then decided we were too close to a submerged power cable so moved further out.  It was a rather open area and rolly but a calm night was predicted.  We noted a much better area in a cove ...

Hope Town on Elbow Key, Hope Town, Bahamas travel blog

Hope Town on Elbow Key

A travel blog entry by darborn

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We spent three nights on a mooring at Hope Town. The weather improved and we had a a lovely time exploring the town. The beach on the Atlantic side is very dramatic with what looks like some good snorkeling close to the beach. We shivered as we passed ...

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