On The Rocks
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Eleuthera
Today we have been
back in the resort of princess cays on the island of Eleuthera in the
Bahamas. It has been a day for me to
indulge in my favourite pass-time of replicating a dolphin. I have been in the water pretty much all
day. David joined me initially and we
both enjoyed the warm water and gentle waves before the masses from the ship
arrived. (we got off the ship quite
early). There isn't a great deal ...
... of the day was trying some of the traditional food eaten on the island. We both drew the line at raw conch salad, but enjoyed the chicken very much. They also made some interesting cocktails for us to taste. The people of the island were much like those we met in Aruba last year, really friendly and smiling and not at all pushy with regards to selling souvenirs. I got John a present from here! (Dad John). ...
... side of the bridge where his horn sounded continuously for several minutes, no doubt having had the water “short out” some portion of his electrical system. We also caught a striking photo of a large cruise ship passing the Glass Window in heavy seas—we wonder how those passengers were feeling! On one day kayakers from a nearby resort were actually surfing the waves created by the large volume of water that spilled through ...
Last stop for a number of people today, many disembark tomorrow but luckily not us. We have to endure this for another week. Again another very warm day at Princess Cays. This island has a grand population of 2 when there are no ships docked, has 340 days of sunshine per year and sees little rain. The island is owned by Princess Cruises and is such nothing other than a private beach with beach barbecue and loads of water sport activities and snorkelling. As I hate ...
... we'd stay on course and hope for the best if we got any strikes.
We passed several hundred yards behind the ship without any strikes, but not without some drama. We were already well beyond the ship when we heard a hail on the VHF for “the sailing catamaran near Princess Cay.” Assuming that was meant for us, Dave responded to the hailer who identified himself as “the police” and was directing us to alter course ...