Travel Blogs from Bahamas

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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 ...

Staying put for a while, Georgetown Exumas, Bahamas travel blog

Staying put for a while

A travel blog entry by delfino1


We decided to leave Staniel Cay just after spending one night as we wanted to be at a larger town to get some things done and with two fronts moving in we wanted good protection.  We had about a 60 mile trek with the winds  to our bow but we ...

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 ...

Finding space, Eleuthra, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

Finding space

A travel blog entry by alohagypsies


... Still no internet and we are thinking of getting a refund and going to Florida early if we can't find a high speed connection. The Bahamas doesn't really agree with us. It just doesn't have the infrastructure we need. Jim is way behind on invoicing and ...

Home, Shenton Park, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by juditha

This will be my last travel pod as I am now safely home. It has been a wonderful six and a half weeks with very few hiccups - and those have been very minor. I loved Ireland and found the scenery of Canada breathtaking. Thought the USA immigration and ...

N24 10.336  W76 26.755 - Staniel Cay, STANIEL CAY, Bahamas travel blog

N24 10.336 W76 26.755 - Staniel Cay

A travel blog entry by takinbetz


... a growing fleet of C Class sailors as well.  Community hosts New Years Day Regatta and local C Class races, National Bahamas Sunfish Regatta is hosted here in August.   We passed the cemetery and one grave was heavily decorated.  ...

Halfway, Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by doodlebugs


May 15, 2005 Somewhere in the North Atlantic - Kim After so many bad reviews from my friends I was not sure how Dave and I would take to 17 days on a cruise ship. Well, we are halfway through and so far it has more than met expectations. I've been ...

Homesteading in Green Turtle Cay, GREEN TURTLE CAY, Bahamas travel blog

Homesteading in Green Turtle Cay

A travel blog entry by takinbetz


May 15, 2009 - GTC Weather is going to set in on us with winds in the high 20's and thunderstorms, so it looks like we'll be New Plymouthians for a while.  Oh well.....Given the forecasts through next week, we don't see us getting a window ...

Day 2-3: The Infamous Crossing, Bimini, Bahamas travel blog

Day 2-3: The Infamous Crossing

A travel blog entry by mbust02

... intended). The plan is to leave that afternoon for the Bimini islands which means we sail through the night and arrive in the Bahamas the next day. Needing a good last supper before we're off, Becca cooks us Thanksgiving dinner around noon. And it was ...



A travel blog entry by takinbetz


Last night and this morning we are experiencing some spindrift across the anchorage.  "Spindrift usually refers to spray, particularly to the spray blown from cresting waves during a gale. This spray, which "drifts" in the direction of the gale, is ...

Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog


A travel blog entry by jodytomp


The first day in Nassau Jody had all day meetings on the ship.  Holly and the kids took a long walk to the beach.  They also visited Ft.  Monigue.  The next day all five of us were free to explore Nassau together.  We went ...

At Sea, Bahamas, Bahamas travel blog

At Sea

A travel blog entry by ricflack


We were at sea today and we had agreed to let the girls sleep in again.  I woke up at 7 and went out to read.  I finished my book and while I was reading Nikki came out.  Scott and Cheryl had filmed the Panama Canal Crossing and Scott made ...

Princess Cays, Princess Cays, Bahamas travel blog

Princess Cays

A travel blog entry by cynjohn


There wasn't much reason for this stop--it is a lovely beach, we tendered to it for a few hours, had a picnic lunch in the cabana, then rode back to the ship. The water was too cold to go in (it's not that we're sissies, no one went in). There isn't ...

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