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Days 16-21: Waiting on the winds in George Town, Exumas, Bahamas travel blog

Days 16-21: Waiting on the winds in George Town

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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When we arrived in George Town, we took advantage of the fact it'd be the last town of any size we'd see until the Dominican Republic. This meant getting more rations of food, a new fishing rod,  spare belts for the diesel engine; which for some ...

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 ...

French Kissing the Wind - Cruising Styles, WADERICK WELLS CAY, Bahamas travel blog

French Kissing the Wind - Cruising Styles

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

Observation: Cruising Styles I notice we've had about 1100 hits on this blog - far more than the 20 or so people we've set it up for.  So if any of you are considering doing this but not sure if you've got it all together - here is a small ...

Black Point Settlement, GREAT GUANA CAY, Bahamas travel blog

Black Point Settlement

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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The Shitzu Yesterday Carolyn and I walked up to the fruit stand to get another load of bread!  Di - guess what came out to greet me - a two month old Shitzu!  Be still my heart!!!!  I picked up that little 1 lb wonder and she just ...

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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  A Night's Sail - May 4, 2009 - Spanish Wells to North Man Of War Channel, Abacos   There are two routes from Spanish Wells to the Abacos.  One is the Egg Island Cut about ten miles down the bank and the  other route that could be ...

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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... We will watch the lighthouse light up tonight and toast Tommy - Tim and Dianne's dear friend who loved boating, rum and the Bahamas.  We know we would have enjoyed his friendship because of the company he kept.  Friends are precious.  When ...

Island Hopping in the Bahamas - Grand Cay, Grand Cay, Abaco, Bahamas travel blog

Island Hopping in the Bahamas - Grand Cay

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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Grand Cay is one settlement in the Bahamas about 30 minutes flight from Freeport heading northeast to Walker's Cay and then 30 minutes boat ride east of Walker's Cay. Dr. Burgos is there for a cancer screening program and I decided to join him. We were ...

West End, West End, Bahamas travel blog

West End

A travel blog entry by darborn

We spent Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd at Old Bahama Bay Marina and Resort, recently, sadly in the news as the location where John Travolta's son died. It poured with rain early on Tuesday morning and showered for much of the day so we did boat jobs ...

A Welcome Stop after a Rough Passage, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

A Welcome Stop after a Rough Passage

A travel blog entry by jusnow

We stopped at a marina here in Nassau having heard that the anchorage is full of all kinds of stuff including junked cars.  Other sailors told us that you never know what you anchor into and might pull up when weighing anchor.  We actually ...

St.Thomas, St.Thomas, Bahamas travel blog

St.Thomas

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

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this island is very nice. the locals are ok they usually try and zip you a bit as per usual however they are mainly warm and freindly. beautiful ...

The Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

The Bahamas

A travel blog entry by akwonton

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The Bahamas was everything you'd expect (and more): Good food, good people, good times! So, without further adew, here are some pics from ...

Norman's Pond .... Still!!!, norman, Bahamas travel blog

Norman's Pond .... Still!!!

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April 7, 2009 - Norman Pond    We are sitting here at anchor in 15' of water and it is blowing like crazy.  Winds are picking up 20-25 kts and we are very glad we're in this protected anchorage.  Any boats anchored with any western ...

Ahoy mateys!, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Ahoy mateys!

A travel blog entry by damien_kelly

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It took us 24 hours but we made it to Miami ready for our 4 night cruise on the Norweignen Sky around the Bahama-mama's (as the cruise representative would say!) The cool American dad who we met in Peru told us to 'go with the flow' and that ...

Come Cruise With Me, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Come Cruise With Me

A travel blog entry by danielwolfe

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... the busy American joint Senor Frog's.  Mmmmmmmm, nothing like a Christmas eating Mexican, from an American place, in the Bahamas. 6. Captain Pervert -- This one was more indirect than anything, but I saw our fine ship's captain hustling two teenage ...

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. ...

HAPPY HOUR & EASTER AT WARDERICK CAY, WARDERICK  Wells CAY, Bahamas travel blog

HAPPY HOUR & EASTER AT WARDERICK CAY

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April 11 - Happy Hour!   The weekend weather is very mild with light and variable winds.  If you're out of the wind, it's warm.  Sky is clear blue - no storms in sight.  Saturday we hung out talking with cruisers from Serendipity ...

Warderick Cay and Shit Birds, WARDERICK  Wells CAY, Bahamas travel blog

Warderick Cay and Shit Birds

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April 11, 2009 - Warderick Wells North Anchorage   Whatta beautiful morning.  After a hardy breakfast of ham and eggs, biscuits and coffee we lounged in our cockpit waiting for the day to begin.  The little Bananaquit came visiting, ...

Freeport- Key to a laid back life., Freeport, Bahamas travel blog

Freeport- Key to a laid back life.

A travel blog entry by tripsnthoughts

... appeal, modern attractions and ecological wonders you have all options to relax and enjoy the different variations that the grand Bahamas has to offer. Below I've mentioned few places I've visited and enjoyed Island Tour: looking to tour some natural ...

Stukje rijden naar Broome, Cable Beach, Australië travel blog

Stukje rijden naar Broome

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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Hallo, Na een verkwikkend nachtje slapen ging de camper vanmorgen al voor 0700h rollen. We wilden de rit van vandaag in stukken op delen zonder ons te moeten haasten. En zo reden we van roadhouse naar roadhouse naar rest area naar Broome. Nog steeds ...

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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Here's a post just for us girlies! And guys that may have an interest in make up and such... One of the first things my Mum asked me when I was coming away is "what are you going to do with all your makeup?" because obviously, packing for four months ...

BLOWIN' IN THE WIND AT WARDERICK, WADERICK WELLS CAY, Bahamas travel blog

BLOWIN' IN THE WIND AT WARDERICK

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... stole!)  Walking through the brush they waddle but on the sand they hop like a bunny.  Once they were widespread thru the Bahamas but due to hunting and predation of dogs and cats they are only found in the Exuma Land and Sea Park.  In ...

First Day, Somewhere in the ocean, Bahamas travel blog

First Day

A travel blog entry by jcarlso2

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The ship is definitely "tossing and pitching" as they say and I can definitely feel it. The captain says that we have hit some rough water. Hmm... I really hope so because if this is what it is always like I don't think I'll ever get my sea legs. I, ...

Tortola, Tortola, Bahamas travel blog

Tortola

A travel blog entry by kiteboarder

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TORTOLA ...

Another Day in Paradise - Alice Town, Bimini, Alice Town, Bahamas travel blog

Another Day in Paradise - Alice Town, Bimini

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April Fools Day or what!  Woke up to winds  rippin' out of the south 15-20 kts and we can hear it whistling through all the rigging in the harbor.   Dick and Pat on an Islander Freedom 40 is next to us.  They have  lived the ...

"Sharing the love and charitable donations"

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

I aim to write one post a week but the weeks are coming around far too bloody fast I feel like I am writing all the time. This week has been very busy as I have been trying to get as much work done as possible as my darling mama is coming out on the 10th ...

Green Turtle Cay to Great Guana Cay via

Green Turtle Cay to Great Guana Cay via "The Whale

A travel blog entry by darborn

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We were away from the dock at Bluff House Resort and Marina at 0700.  Sea Mist was close behind us out of the buoyed channel.  We set off for the "Whale Channel,"  it was quite windy and rolly so we put up the main sail to steady the ...

N 24 18.210   W76 32.444  Cambridge Cay, CAMBRIDGE  CAY, Bahamas travel blog

N 24 18.210 W76 32.444 Cambridge Cay

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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April 13, 2009 - Warderick to Little Bell (Cambridge)   N 24 18.210   W76 32.444     We left Warderick Wells Cay at 10:15 heading out to Exuma Sound and down to Little Bell Island almost the southern most point of Exuma Land ...

Birthday in the Bahamas!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Birthday in the Bahamas!

A travel blog entry by lucyholliday

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOM TOM! today was tom's birthday, hes old now. but what a way to spend it in the Bahamas!! We slept in abit and then went for breakfast in the hotel restaurant. It was buffet style and was almost $20 a person, but it was Tom's birthday so ...

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