Travel Blogs from Cat Island
... it was too hot to walk) and the first vehicle to come along was a taxi!!! Good, because we got a ride...bad, because the idea was to 'hitch' a ride...not pay for one! LOL
Up at the grocery store we met a local man, Christopher, whom the guys talked to for some time. He was one of the community "elders" and also a farmer. (Yes!!! Cat Island grows a lot of fruits and veggies and actually exports them!!!!) The guys made a deal with Christopher to show us around ...
... of Del Sol barrettes that change color in the sun (I don’t know how I’ll wear them in my hair); and the second prize was Easter Brunch for two in the French specialty restaurant Murano (now that’s what I’m talking about).
After finishing our class, it was time for lunch and there was nothing healthy about it. This time we met a couple from Alberto, Canada and had a great conversation about different topics. Rosalind asked them how they ...
... in this area. We also swam across the little channel to the other side and walked on a private beach. The beach is so beautiful and nobody from the island goes on it - at least we never saw anyone on it. This was our favourite part of Cat Island.
We had a great ...
... really HOT. It was not what we had expected.
One day Joanne and I even rented a vehicle (the owner of the Boathouse rents out a SUV). Cat Island is not very big so we were able to explore the whole island in one day.
One particular thing we enjoyed visiting was the Hermitage. At the top of 206 ft Como Hill is Mt. Alvernia Hermitage on Mount Alvernia, the highest point in The Bahamas. This small stone monastery built by ...
... in. At first, I was a bit worried about this inn. It grew on me though and I actually enjoyed it quite a bit as the time grew. The hotel is not fancy at all but it is clean, close to the water and the owner is very friendly. The room also had air conditioning which we did not need very often as Joanne and I both like heat.
Our plan was to stay at this inn for two nights, then stay at the "Boathouse" and then return to the Orange Creek Inn for ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed