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Princess Cays, Princess Cays, Bahamas travel blog

Princess Cays

A travel blog entry by cynjohn

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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 ...

Cruising in the Caribbean, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Cruising in the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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TRYING TO NOT GET KICKED OUT OF ATLANTIS While in the Bahamas, I didn't focus on any of the typical ocean activities like snorkeling or fishing, I didn't even see the beach! Instead, I just had to satisfy my curiosity of the world famous ...

Day 12-15: Nassau to George Town, Exumas, Bahamas travel blog

Day 12-15: Nassau to George Town

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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About 35 miles east of Nassau is the start of the Exuma Islands. George Town is the largest town in the Exumas and lies towards the southern end of the chain. This is our next destination, and where Abby is to catch a mail ferry back to Nassau to fly ...

Our Last Island Stop - Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Our Last Island Stop - Nassau

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

The following day was our last stop on the Bahamas, Nassau the archipelago's capital.  We got off the boat and went exploring around the Old Town which included Forts Fincastle and Charlotte with their pirate lore, the Queen's staircase; 65 steps cut ...

Fishing at it's best ;-))), Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas travel blog

Fishing at it's best ;-)))

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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... airplanes' though we even had to wait some hours more. That's how we learned that the saying 'If you have time to spare, fly Bahamas Air' is indeed quite true ;-). Anyhow, by late afternoon they had managed to arrange for a small 14-seater to take us to ...

Dropping into Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Dropping into Nassau

A travel blog entry by stellarachaella

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Took a cab over to Atlantis and walked to Cabbage beach today. There was a cold front coming through so the ocean was rough and cold. As our cruise director John said, Nassau is just the "appetizer" for the rest of the ...

"Don't step on any eggs!!"

A travel blog entry by paradiselost

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And so another week has flown by scarily fast! And yet more dabbling in nature has occurred, I know what you're all thinking, how cheeky.... So ladies and gentlemen, here is what I have to say from this week.  As I mentioned last week I had signed ...

Day 2 Cruise - Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Day 2 Cruise - Nassau

A travel blog entry by scatterling

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... a great brekkie, before leaving the ship to go on a snorkelling expedition that we had booked. The sea is beautiful in the Bahamas, that blue that you see in pictures.    The snorkelling was great fun.  We bought some fish food, ...

Days 22-24: Fresh Fish!, Clarence Town, Bahamas travel blog

Days 22-24: Fresh Fish!

A travel blog entry by mbust02

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By wednesday, the seas had calmed enough for us to make the trek across the Exuma Sound to Long Island. The winds were favorable so captain Pete set up his self steering device he's been tinkering with since he was back home in New Hampshire. It's still ...

Almost to our first PORT!!!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Almost to our first PORT!!!

A travel blog entry by meredithvoss

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           I always have so much to write even when we have such a simple day on the ship, well really no day is ever simple while on this amazing trip.  For example today we passed by an active volcanoe, probably about ...

OUR HEART BELONGS TO THE BAHAMAS, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

OUR HEART BELONGS TO THE BAHAMAS

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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May 1, 2009 - May Day!  N25 04.482  W77 18.806 - Nassau     My heart belongs to the Bahamas.  The Exumas owns a great part of me.  Nassau owns a great part of me.    Charlie's Restaurant   Today we ...

rockin' and rollin'!!!, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

rockin' and rollin'!!!

A travel blog entry by aniseh

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Sorry for the blog lapse, but we've been BUSY! So we made it to the ship, and we're on it now. I've never been on a big ship before, and it's taking some getting used to. At this moment, we're rocking back and forth about 10-15 degrees on both ...

Bahama-bah, Bahama Islands, Bahamas travel blog

Bahama-bah

A travel blog entry by questmiller

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... sorry and headed back out to deeper water. We then decided that since we couldn't tell the depth reliably and since the Bahamas Islands are coral-strewn, shallow-watered bits of land, we needed to either bypass them altogether or be very careful picking ...

who runs the bahamas? barack OBAHAMA haha, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

who runs the bahamas? barack OBAHAMA haha

A travel blog entry by lucyholliday

... WELL. it wasnt even worth trying the sleep on the flight because it was only 55mins long, but i slept anyway :P then we got the bahamas and got a taxi to our hotel, the HILTON. and we managed to check in at 9:30am. obviously not very busy this week, not ...

Adapting to Life at an Ashram, Paradise Island, Bahamas travel blog

Adapting to Life at an Ashram

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... of poses left me awestruck, such as peacock. The instructors were from all backgrounds and ethnic groups. U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, Bahamas. The Indian teachers were the most fun, and the most challenging. One Indian man would gently laugh and guided me ...

Bahama Mama, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Bahama Mama

A travel blog entry by stens

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... fortsatt levde. Sleipe delfiner! For oss var det likevel nok til to store fiskefileter til middag den første kvelden i Bahamas. Strender, ankring, sol, snorkling, klart vann. Det er stikkordene for seiling på Bahamas. Klart det kommer en og annen ...

Grande finale!, Kemps Bay, Bahamas travel blog

Grande finale!

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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... a whole different world to it's own. It's very remote, undeveloped, scarcely inhabited and just undisturbed nature at it's best! The true Bahamas! We stayed at a small lodge where we were the only guests. In fact, we didn't see any other tourists at all ...

25 23.90N 77 55.08W - CROSSING FROM BIMINI TO CHUB, Chub, Bahamas travel blog

25 23.90N 77 55.08W - CROSSING FROM BIMINI TO CHUB

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... in or give you verbal instructions on getting in.  The channel was dug for a future resort, however it seems that the Bahamas has a plethora of future resorts that never quite got off the ground - except for the channel.   Rounding the end of ...

First A day, Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas travel blog

First A day

A travel blog entry by claudiv

Today was our first A day of class aboard the MS Explorer.  The class schedule aboard is divided into A and B days with different classes meeting on each.  Since we really are pressed for time in class, we have class everyday we are at sea ...

St. Augustine to The Bahama Islands, Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas travel blog

St. Augustine to The Bahama Islands

A travel blog entry by ruthandpierce

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These two videos document our passage from St Augustine to Great Sale Cay and then from Great Sale to Green Turtle Cay. The first was a motor trip with a little unplanned sailing at the end and the second was a fabulous Sail up and ...

Mis-Adventures of Spindrift - Nassau to Norman, Nassau, Bahamas travel blog

Mis-Adventures of Spindrift - Nassau to Norman

A travel blog entry by takinbetz

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... pleasant.....should have known it wouldn't last! It would seem this log is more about the mis-adventures of S/V Spindrift as opposed to Bahamas Bound!  Unless we're tied up in a slip, we seem to find our way into difficult situations.   At ...

Skipskost, George Town, Bahamas travel blog

Skipskost

A travel blog entry by stens

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... .  Vi har grillet mang et måltid ombord når vi har ligget til ankers eller kai.Fra sumpene i Nord Carolina til varme Bahamas. Resultatet er alltid godt. Noen middager blir såklart lagd i byssa, pasta, chili og supper. Spesielt om vi er underveis. ...

Harbour Island, Bahamas, Harbour Island, Bahamas travel blog

Harbour Island, Bahamas

A travel blog entry by kinoeye

Harbour ...

Small Town Explorations, Spanish Wells, Bahamas travel blog

Small Town Explorations

A travel blog entry by outbound5

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... He spoke English pretty well, but I was thinking to myself of all the places to be treated by a Chinese doctor the middle of the Bahamas was not it. After sitting up on the exam table came the worst pain of my life. The nice, friendly, all smiles doctor ...

Another Paradise: Freeport Lucaya, Freeport, Bahamas travel blog

Another Paradise: Freeport Lucaya

A travel blog entry by bakasyonista

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     We had breakfast at the Garden Cafe. They had large selections of breakfast, hot breakfast or cold. You can have someone make an omelet for you. It was a good breakfast.      As we get off the ship, there ...

A2, Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas travel blog

A2

A travel blog entry by claudiv

Today was A2 aka our second day of A block classes.  In global studies this morning we talked about the history of Cuba and Haiti as well as how the weather influences the climate which in turn influences the way people look, act, and migrate to ...

Exumas Tour, Highborne Cay, Bahamas travel blog

Exumas Tour

A travel blog entry by outbound5

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Hey there,   Sorry, haven't been around internet for a while! Currently, we are in Highborne Cay at a nice marina.   The furthest south we got was roughly 8 miles from here, Normans Cay, which was amazing.  We had to back track ...

Great Guana Batman!  It's a snorkling reef!, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas travel blog

Great Guana Batman! It's a snorkling reef!

A travel blog entry by ruthandpierce

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... we are posting today update our travel-blog through January 20th and show you how we spent our last few weeks in the Northern Bahamas / the Sea of Abaco. They are all much shorter than the previous ones... we have a weak signal here and needed to break ...

Day before Spain!, Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas travel blog

Day before Spain!

A travel blog entry by claudiv

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Today was a relatively boring day.  I attended my three classes and then came back to my room to pack for Spain.  I am so excited about seeing land very soon!  I am going to be exploring Cadiz tomorrow and sleeping on the ship tomorrow ...

Birds!, Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas travel blog

Birds!

A travel blog entry by claudiv

One of my classes got cancelled today...well the professor didn't show up and we all left after fifteen minutes.  It was only the second time in my educational career that I have had that great opportunity.  He emailed us later saying he forgot ...

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