Travel Blogs from Bahamas

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Chub Cay to Nassau  N25 24.595  W 77 54.574, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Chub Cay to Nassau N25 24.595 W 77 54.574

A travel blog entry by takinbetz


April 3, 2009 This morning is beautiful skies, winds 15-20 kts and anchorage is rollin'.  Can see the seas breaking over the rocks we were in front of when the engine quit.  Actually we can see where we came in.  Dave says he still ...



A travel blog entry by takinbetz

May 23, 2009 - Escape from the Bahamas   Ahhhh, it's like getting two guard dogs drunk so they'll lie down and let you sneak out!  That's what it has felt like trying to find a window to cross back to the US.   Actually, we're still ...

"Miss you mama..."

A travel blog entry by paradiselost


Undoubtably the toughest aspect of being away from home is being so far from my family... My hair is a consistent hive of frizz around my disappointingly small head, the mosquitoes ravage my skin on a daily basis, and I get most of my daily intake of ...

"I want her to watch you eat a fishes head!"

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

So first let me tell you a bit about San Salvador. It is an island on the Eastern-most fringe of The Islands of the Bahamas, facing out into the Atlantic Ocean it is a mere 12 miles long, 6 miles wide. It sits atop a submerged mountain that extends 15,000 ...

Warderick Wells  N24 23.678   W76 37.943, WADERICK WELLS CAY, Bahamas travel blog

Warderick Wells N24 23.678 W76 37.943

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

April 21, 2009 - Big Major to Warderick Wells  N24 23.678   W76 37.943   We lifted anchor at Big Major at 10:15AM heading for Warderick Wells.  The weather for the week is going to turn NE to E 20-25 kts so we've decided on ...

It's finally here, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

It's finally here

A travel blog entry by jcarlso2

So it finally happened. I'm finally on the MV Explorer. It is so surreal. I don't really believe that I'm here yet. This morning after making my post on the blog I went back upstairs to find my mom bawling. I wasn't really sure what to do to help her so ...


A travel blog entry by paradiselost


So I had been in touch with a friend in Florida who had informed me earlier in the week via email that he was "keeping an eye on Chantal." Now I have to admit, on some occasions I will pretend to know what someone is talking about for the pure fact I ...

Day 42 - Land Ho!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Day 42 - Land Ho!

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger


Land Ho - Good Morning - As I write this we are almost to our next port of Nassau, Bahamas. We survived the Atlantic crossing - we even got a certificate!! From what everyone is saying - it was one of the best crossings ever - the Captain said that it ...

Nassau - Bahamas 5th May, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Nassau - Bahamas 5th May

A travel blog entry by lizianjosh

We decided on a general walk around the town and, as usual, you are faced with running the gauntlet of an area that appears specifically designed to corral everyone through a thight area where you can be made every offer of transport,sightseeing,goods or ...

Bahama's, Lucaya, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen


... , varen een paar keer met de speedboot naar naast gelegen eilanden en naar Marsh harbour op het "vaste land" Great Abaco. Op de Bahamas zit erg veel vis en er worden geregeld wedstrijden gehouden. De mannen pronken met soms wel meer dan 20 hengels aan hun ...

Day of Cruising, Caribbean Sea, Bahamas travel blog

Day of Cruising

A travel blog entry by momentsintime


Day 3 Enjoyed the "cruising day" today!   The sea was calm and I wasn't as motion sick.    I took my precaution by taking a Gravol pill!   Felt better than yesterday! Walked on the exterior bridge of deck 5.   It's a long way ...

HOMESTEADING IN NASSAU, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by takinbetz


... .com interpolating what our weather future was going to look like.  A front which passed through C.Fla was going to hit the northern Bahamas on Monday and move down the Exumas on Tuesday with winds out of the W 20-25kts.  Since many of the Exuma ...

Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by walkabout

Spent the last few days in Nassau. Finally I have found the magnificent beaches promised in all of the tourist brochures of the Bahamas. Which means that I of course spent most of my days lazing around on the beaches - although a lot of it was spent ...

Tropical Storm Ida, Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas travel blog

Tropical Storm Ida

A travel blog entry by adelleg


Juice's Corner: WIND. Today we are basically travelling through a tropical storm. VERY windy. 68 mph wind. The upper levels were blocked off because it was too dangerous. Yeah. It’s called hurricane IDA. So because of IDA we didn’t get to do ...

N24 11.050  W76 27,.583 BIG MAJOR, BIG MAJOR CAY, Bahamas travel blog

N24 11.050 W76 27,.583 BIG MAJOR

A travel blog entry by takinbetz


April 20, 2009 - Big Major Anchorage off Staniel Cay   N24 11.050  W76 27,.583 Well, we finally pulled anchor and let our "homestead" of Black Point go.  It was hard to leave that island and the friends we made while there.  We ...

Green Turtle Cay      N26 45.611  W77 19.496, GREEN TURTLE CAY, Bahamas travel blog

Green Turtle Cay N26 45.611 W77 19.496

A travel blog entry by takinbetz


... are the best prices around.  I asked the burning question that I've had on my mind.....why is beer so expensive in the Bahamas.  Even the Bahamian beer Kalik is cheaper in the US than in the Bahamas.  The Liquor Store owner said that the ...

Fun Adventure in the Carribeans!!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Fun Adventure in the Carribeans!!

A travel blog entry by deepthitravels


... ;                  Places Visited:  Bahamas: Nassau, Paradise Island;  The Blue Lagoon Island      CocoCay, and finally KeyWest ...

Stingray Welcome, Saddleback Cay, Bahamas travel blog

Stingray Welcome

A travel blog entry by hecqs


On our way to the island tour, we were welcomed by a friendly stingray and gave us the experience of being suctioned by its mouth as we tried to feed him. But then, he realized that we don't have any food for him so eventually, he left but gave us the ...

On Norman's Pond or some version- thereof, n, Bahamas travel blog

On Norman's Pond or some version- thereof

A travel blog entry by takinbetz


April 6, 2009 - Norman Cay    Day 2 N24 37.506   W76 48.717   Today is a new day with a new set of challenges and joys.  Similar challenges as I would get at home - I could roll off the couch reaching for ...

Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by veludo


... pela cidade. Fomos até ao centro de Nassau e passeamos pela Praça do Parlamento que é o centro tradicional do governo das Bahamas. Os edifícios de tons pastel são bons exemplos da arquitetura colonial do início de 1800. Agrupados em torno da ...

Half Moon Cay, Half Moon Cay, Virgin Islands US travel blog

Half Moon Cay

A travel blog entry by kathrynleee


I got up early and hit the gym while Gary slept in.  (He's still coughing and doesn't feel very well.) By the time I finished, there was land in sight and we anchored in the bay, not too far from Half Moon Cay.  We weren't in a hurry to ...

Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by sashs


... up and get on the ship tomorrow, then off to puerto rico. We've been having so much fun and its crazy to think that this is only the beginning and it only gets better. All I have to say about the Bahamas is Cheron loves the locals... and they love ...

Another day in paradise....., Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Another day in paradise.....

A travel blog entry by bakasyonista


... other for the food. Yes, we heard the news before we left on our cruise about someone being bitten by a shark in the Bahamas. That's why it's very important to follow  the staff instructions: " Hold onto the rope and stay within the group". The ...

The first few days at sea!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

The first few days at sea!

A travel blog entry by meredithvoss


... ; Greetings from the SEA! I cannot explain to you how happy I was when I saw the pearly white MV Explorer docked in the Bahamas.  After two canceled flights and changing my airlines three times, I truly did not know if I was going to make it to ...

Going home, Freeport, Bahamas travel blog

Going home

A travel blog entry by bakasyonista


     We had breakfast at the Grand Pacific. Nobody wants to do anything special today. Everybody was contented to stay in the room. I was finishing to read my book so that I can leave it in the ship library. The rest of the ...

Atlantis Aquaventure, Paradise Island, Bahamas travel blog

Atlantis Aquaventure

A travel blog entry by hecqs


Another afternoon spent at the Atlantis resort and a visit to the Atlantis Hotel Aquarium, The next day was spent doing the Aquaventure. Enjoy the ...

uggh!   seasickness..., Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

uggh! seasickness...

A travel blog entry by aniseh

If you remember, we were moored off the coast of Miami for a couple days while we went through a TON of training for faculty members. We started sailing yesterday and it was a wild ride. The seas were pretty bumpy-- Big rolling movements, that made ...

All at Sea, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

All at Sea

A travel blog entry by jpcasey


... is pretty decent considering it's a ship that doesn't dock for a week at a time and has to cook for 1,000 people. The Bahamas were unbelievable. When we first got there and stepped off the plane they had a three piece local band playing music and a ...

Work day so to speak, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Work day so to speak

A travel blog entry by lafalot


Off to work today. I head to the lounge and have some breakfast. Things are a bit different here. They use condensed milk for cream. That is a taste you must have to acquire. They also must think that marinating cantelope in grapefruit juice is good ...

Nassau and Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Nassau and Paradise Island

A travel blog entry by bumihills


The comforts and looks of home, Nassau is a natural vacation getaway for people living on the east coast of the United States.  The day we visited the temperature was in the high 70's with a beautiful blue sky.  It was perfect. First thing off ...

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