Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown
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- Swimming pool
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I should have taken aspirin last night but just flopped out. Waking up c 0230, naturally I c/n find them. Having the radio alarm go off at 0420 did not help my day. It's going to be a slow start to the day.
A few emails and got yesterday's blog up. Looking forward to using my new camera today.
Stepped outside to soak up the sun prior …
... by now, but have to wait till I've finished the film (yes, it's an old fashioned REAL film!) to post photos. Although I don't have much confidence in the pictures turning out - it's very basic and the instructions are in Chinese! Another unlimited supply of rum punch to greet us back on board. I'm still getting used to the sight of so many teeny weeny skimpy bikinis that the Brasilians ...
... with them before our boat ride.
The Pirate Boat included a free bar (all the drinks you wanted). The only thing required from the crew was that you were to drink after snorkelling. They didn't want anyone dying while they were on their boat tour...
We stopped at two places for the snorkelling part of our tour. One of the places we stopped at included shipwrecks that were deep under the water. The wreck was of an old ship... ...
... where we were ticked off a list and invited to wash our hands before walking up into the Tropicana Bar area of the ship to be welcomed by the "Hotel Manager" (Steve from the UK) and the Cruise Director (Lydia from Switzerland.)
Fruit punch and hot and cold nibbles were on offer, to be consumed while the registration line to get our cabin keys died down in length. It was very pleasant.
At the registration desk, we were complimented on our ...
... it – and their labour – to their previous controllers.
On the ridgeback of the island, we turned off-road into a small sugar plantation, to drive through the fields and mud briefly. Then we dropped down the road toward the east coast, where we paused at Bathsheba beach, to admire the strange rock formations and have a rum punch. Shortly after returning to the truck, it began to pour again. We dropped the awnings, but Paul and I still had to ...