Castaways Beach House
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... says has the best food on the Island, so we drove there to check it out. Looks like a nice place big menu and good wine list so we are booked there for this evening. We had a very productive day of touring around more shopping, we take the car back in the morning so wanted to fit it all in today. Bryan is booked for scuba diving on Sunday morning, I know he's excited about that, they pick him up at the marina so nice and easy, apparently all the ...
... to the office and they put in a tech call. There is wired internet on the docks but it wasn't working either, later int the afternoon the tech company sorted it out apparently they turn off the wired internet on each pedestal. We will have to get a longer cable tomorrow but it's working and our trusty Cisco router is dishing out a fast connection.
We got all gussied up and went to the main restaurant for dinner it was very good, after dinner we ...
... to freshen up and bit and wend up to the Lido Restaurant on the Lido Deck for a late lunch. We had salad and ice cream -- nice cool meal after a warm trip ashore.
After lunch we found some seats on the Lido Deck and waiting for Opal to come and play her steel drum! Love the sound of her steel drum. She is a very talented lady. Last cruise I actually took a class on the steel drum. Heard how it was made, the history of the drum, and ...
... was, came to the island in 1678 and began extracting
and selling salt to North America.
History lesson over! Well
nearly….but this part is good too….in 1962 an American Astronaut came down to
earth in his conical shuttle type thing and landed in the water just a few
miles short of Grand Turk. He stayed on
the island for a while and felt that he had arrived in paradise. There are monuments pretty much all over
... It was amazing to explore our swim zone for one final time. We also went for our 50 cent icees. Dinner was followed by the community flooding in. Four of our groups would be presenting to anyone who wanted to listen. Locals, the governor and company, and scientists from the TCI were all present. After the presentation, we watched a video made by one of our make a difference groups and said goodbye to those leaving. A little girl who always hugged ...