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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Turks and Caicos 2006

A travel blog entry by morganely

Morgan's ...

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 ...

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 ...

Batteries!, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands travel blog

Batteries!

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... . How ever on testing our engine again we still have a flat battery despite 3 hours of charging :-( Is it the new freezer or is the battery knackered? Time for some maintenance and battery swapping to make sure. we can start if necessary in an ...

Full Moon Night Sailing, Atlantic Ocean, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Full Moon Night Sailing

A travel blog entry by hejira

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... , uninhabited island, and the beach we were facing at anchor was simply beautiful.  It was a really refreshing swim first thing, and, despite sleeping in, we were still up early enough that we had the island to ourselves.  We found a ...

Eleven Days in Providenciales, Turks and Ca, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Eleven Days in Providenciales, Turks and Ca

A travel blog entry by jamesdalphonse

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We would recommend a vacation in the Turks and Caicos ...

Anchor Dives and Rafting Parties, Caicos Bank, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Anchor Dives and Rafting Parties

A travel blog entry by hejira

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... (and fall) in Woods Hole. Had we been going on our own today, we probably would have left around 0700 and made it all the way across the Caicos Bank to Big Ambergris Cay. Leaving a few hours later, we were stranded in the middle of the Caicos Bank for ...

Festival, Delicious, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Festival, Delicious

A travel blog entry by hejira

... - where were we going, where were we staying, and he was quite defensive about whether or not we liked and respected Turks & Caicos. It quickly became apparent that Trevor was completely and utterly intoxicated...at 1000. We later found out that he ...

Turquoise waters, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands travel blog

Turquoise waters

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... the Island. A lazy sail but rewarding on arrival as probable the best water we have seen in all our travels. Beautiful beaches and shallow water, crystal clear so much so you could see all the anchor chain link by link. Exploring a shore behind the hotel ...

Providencials here we come, Providenciales and West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands travel blog

Providencials here we come

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... to spot 2 whales playing in the shallow water, just off the 100 meter wall so we hung around to watch for 10 mins before they got bored. Arriving in Sapodilla bay we headed ashore to find customs and some conch fritters! Ribs we found but customs ...

Mayaguana-Abrahams Bay, Five Cays Settlement, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Mayaguana-Abrahams Bay

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... wrong! Being Sunday it's all closed up and only a few people walking back from Church. Lots of important buildings though and we met the local lady Annabel who sells straw hats leaving church - probable confessing her sins for over charging the tourists! ...

Jacobs Wells, Five Cays Settlement, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Jacobs Wells

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

... to Aitkins and Crooked Island the following day. On arrival a very swelly sea but thankfully it calmed down to allow us sundowners with ?Heather and David from Callagorm who were anchored just round the corner in shallower waters in their Warren ...

Aitkens Island - Hells Gate, Five Cays Settlement, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Aitkens Island - Hells Gate

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... A symmetric sail up as less than 10 knits of wind . Arrived at a beautiful bay, all be it a bit rolly as the sun settlers and the winds died for the evening. However the night turned to one of hell as the waves rolled in over the reef and the wind died ...

Checking out, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands travel blog

Checking out

A travel blog entry by ellisasailing

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... up to winds and choppy seas we appreciated being tucked into the cut but tides meant we had to move as we had swung round and had zero water under us and we were on a high tide!! After re anchoring , more maintenance on the batteries before an admin ...

Hangovers and Rain Days, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Hangovers and Rain Days

A travel blog entry by hejira

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... I believe, this entire trip. Needless to say, it got a bit bumpy and with such overcast skies, eyeball navigating our way across the Caicos Bank today was not a very wise option. So we're having a rain day out at anchor. We slept in, Caleb made some ...

Conch Shell Alarm Clocks, Big Ambergris Cay, Turks and Caicos Isl. travel blog

Conch Shell Alarm Clocks

A travel blog entry by hejira

... Big Ambergris as close as we could, and the small island provided at least a little bit of protection from the swells and wind from the adjacent Turks Passage. Once anchored, we had lunch, I took a quick swim, and we relaxed in the sunshine all ...

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