Travel Blogs from Turks and Caicos Isl.

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Turks, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Turks

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

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This is an awsoem Island. I recommend any one to come visit this quiet peaceful Island. Very friendly ...

Day 1:  Arriving in Turks and Caicos, Turks & Caicos, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Day 1: Arriving in Turks and Caicos

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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We arrived at TCI (Turks and Caicos Island) without any incidents. Our home for the month is a small studio at The Atrium. It is a nice little resort. The studio is small but it is nice and clean with all the necessary amenities: kitchen, washer/dryer, ...

Day on North and Middle Caicos, North Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands travel blog

Day on North and Middle Caicos

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... out here, don't give up!  It is worth the drive. Back on paved roads and over the causeway, we got to the Middle Caicos and our planned destination:  Mudjin Harbour.  What a view!  Picture as we arrived included.  We had a decent ...

Bleue comme toi / Blue like you, Provinciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Bleue comme toi / Blue like you

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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... it carefully. In the middle of all this I forgot to tell you we just passed Nassau. We're heading now for Turks and Caicos Islands. Next landing will be at Provinciales for fuel and, hopefully, lunch. The approach above water is breathtaking. The water ...

Club Med Day:  snorkeling with sharks & sailing, Turks & Caicos, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Club Med Day: snorkeling with sharks & sailing

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... fish and chips for me.  The fries were dangerously good, and of course, we had our second round of piņa coladas and Brian's preferred local beer, Turks Head Amber. =0 Brian kept talking about how much he liked Club Med.  We plan to go back a ...

Destination Providenciales, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Destination Providenciales

A travel blog entry by islandsnomad

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Providenciales is the most visited of the Caicos islands and the main entry for the country. To the increasing number of visitors has to offer miles of beaches, all with the same snow-white sand and incredible turquoise water plus a very good selection ...

Grand Turk (BBB), Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Grand Turk (BBB)

A travel blog entry by vinomada

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... been shrinking the last couple years :-). So we decided to go to the Buffet for dinner. Hardly any people there - calling for a nice and quiet, relaxing dinner as a family. But Murphy came along... Mr. talk-a-lot found a spot next to our table and had ...

More snorkeling and Brian kiteboards w/foil, Turks & Caicos, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

More snorkeling and Brian kiteboards w/foil

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... from his frankenboard so that requires more skill.  Brian is definitely learning new things. While I listened to my audiobook and watched Brian, I also watched the TC Kiteboarding instructors do their tricks.  These guys are good - doing triple ...

Snorkeling and sunset walk on Grace Bay beach, Turks & Caicos, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Snorkeling and sunset walk on Grace Bay beach

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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Today was a rest day from kiteboarding.  Despite constant application of sunscreen and resting under a great shaded tree, we have gotten a little too much sun and we were tired.  Brian cut his foot open with a conch shell a few days earlier and ...

Beautiful by Nature - it is bliss..., Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Beautiful by Nature - it is bliss...

A travel blog entry by katclassy

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... Grand Turk in the region of the Turks and Caicos... Beautiful by Nature is the National slogan of the Turks and Caicos Islands which is rumored were discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492. Famous for her secluded beaches, crystal clear turquoise ...

Days 2&3 - The kiting begins!, Turks & Caicos, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Days 2&3 - The kiting begins!

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... rental car, get some groceries, make some kite repairs and then head out.  The beach was of course beautiful.  White sand and turqoise water.  In the distance, you can see a shipwreck.  I hope the ship will be visible in the pictures ...

Day 4 - The Big 50, Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Day 4 - The Big 50

A travel blog entry by patch64

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... of my decrepit ageing overnight I was scared of doing anything remotely energetic that might compromise my now extremely brittle bones. And so I spend a better part of the morning gazing out at the ocean as we drift southwards towards Puerto Rico. I ...

back to the warm, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

back to the warm

A travel blog entry by thermalsailors

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Arriving in Provo it was perfectly warm. Absolutely perfectly warm except it was windy.  I was met at the airport terminal by Liza and Tony was waiting for us at the bar a few hundred feet away. Provo is nice. Its a bit posh.  Lots of US and UK ...

At Sea, Steaming toward Grand Turk, At Sea, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

At Sea, Steaming toward Grand Turk

A travel blog entry by kathrynleee

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... chatted for a bit...then proceeded to walk about the ship.  Three laps around equals one mile! We took in a culinary demonstration and a lecture on shopping in St. Thomas...then sunbathed for a bit and had lunch in the main dining room.  This ...

Island Life, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Island Life

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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... you’re not even staying in the USA. Irritating. It was after 9pm and dark by the time I got to my hotel in Turks and Caicos, so I didn’t see much from the taxi ride or when flying in. But waking up late the next morning and looking out from ...

Sunset cruise, glow worms and more Club Med, Turks & Caicos, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Sunset cruise, glow worms and more Club Med

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... also staying at the Atrium and they had just arrived the day before.   We talked about the various different activities and attractions on the island, specially the tremendous day pass deal at Club Med.   Happy and tired, we headed ...

Turks and Caicos 2006, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Turks and Caicos 2006

A travel blog entry by morganely

Morgan's ...

First day of our last week..the good and the sad, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

First day of our last week..the good and the sad

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... to read a book.  I listen to audiobooks and podcasts most of the time but I realized that going "old-school"  and actually READING a book actually has it's benefits.   I love hearing the crashing waves as I read. Sometimes, the water ...

At Grand Turk, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

At Grand Turk

A travel blog entry by wild4fire

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This is Wednesday when we got to Grand Turk. Grand Turk had really blue and clear water it was like a swimming pool. We got off the boat and then we went to swim in the ocean. Then we got tired of the ocean and went to a pool. at the pool there were many ...

Fun Day At Sea, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Fun Day At Sea

A travel blog entry by wild4fire

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On the boat I... ate lots of food ordered room service played basketball watched movies on the Lido deck went to the Hasbro game show  learned how to fold towels played Ping pong ate fancy dinners and met different crew members.   ...

Days 26-28: Time to go to another country, Turks and Caicos Isl., Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Days 26-28: Time to go to another country

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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... a coral reef that day and make it safely to the Turks and Caicos.  We spent the next 2 days in the Turks and Caicos, anchoring off the islands of French Cay and then Ambergris Cays. The second day we had our best snorkeling and spearfishing outing, ...

Grand Turk, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Grand Turk

A travel blog entry by kathrynleee

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... baskets in the front...and had a great time pedaling about the island with Jack, our guide.  At one beach, Jack scooped up welks and other critters from the tidepools -- but it was too windy and the waves were too big for us to swim or snorkel.  ...

Grand Turk, Our First Cruise Stop!, Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Grand Turk, Our First Cruise Stop!

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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Wednesday was our first day off the ship, Grand Turk. Grand Turk Island is an island in the Turks and Caicos Islands. It is the largest island in the Turks Islands (the smaller of the two archipelagos that make up the island nation).  It contains the ...

Kiting Updates, Turks & Caicos, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Kiting Updates

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... by getting someone else to look out for me.  I will also only do it in conditions that I am comfortable in.  Turks and Caicos absolutely has the most ideal conditions that I can think of.  I loved it here even without kiting.  I am ...

Grand Turk....??, Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Grand Turk....??

A travel blog entry by tomtravel

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... their own independence from the British. They didn't...and that's all I know about Grand Turk...the main island and government seat for the Turks & Caicos!   I'd probably know more about Grand Turk if we had made our scheduled port call there ...

Beautiful Beaches, Turks and Caicos Isl., Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Beautiful Beaches

A travel blog entry by travelbee

... was swimming in the pool and another guest comes up to me and asks were I am from.  After saying California, he said me to and wanted more detail.  I then said OC and he said that he was also from OC and lived in Newport Coast.  I ...

1,400 miles and the rest of our lives to go, San Diego, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

1,400 miles and the rest of our lives to go

A travel blog entry by peaceforearth

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... learn from us new ways to green up their lives. We spent a lot of the evening looking at resource websites and sharing what we knew. The next morning Ron and Linda's granddaughter arrived and showed off her new "Earth ...

Into The Mystic, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Into The Mystic

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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... wanted to get to the nearest landfall.  He got better afterwards, and we settled on dropping him off at the Turks and Caicos (What the heck are those?!  Apparently, it's a whole country I'd never even heard of before.).  Richard and I ...

Cleaning and stuff, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Cleaning and stuff

A travel blog entry by hejira

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... marina cookout this evening before hopefully getting underway in the morning. The incoming cold front is not sounding as treacherous as originally anticipated, so, weather permitting, we'll head across the Caicos Bank tomorrow for Ambergris Cay. We'll ...

South side Marina, Providenciales and West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands travel blog

South side Marina

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... ! The marina is typical of what we see out here - someone dream but not enough traffic to keep it open. A lovely setting, bar and modern washrooms but can't find anyone to run the kitchen so no food either! They try and persuade us that we will get ...

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