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Travel Blogs from Bonaire
... to how the shelves were stocked. I'll give you an example (not quite accurate, but it was along these lines)....walking down the cereal isle...at the end of the isle, you can find paper products. Across from the cereal, baby food. On the end cap, alcohol....the most spectacular layout I have ever seen. On the one hand, if they're trying to keep people in the store, mission accomplished, but if they're trying to aggravate tourists...well, I suppose it's "mission accomplished" again.
Second trip to Bonaire (see dive trip 2011 for details regarding the island).
This time, we flew into Newark and then direct into Bonaire. This works the best, as you leave on a Friday night and arrive around 5:00AM Saturday morning. Go through passport control, grab your bags, and you have a whole day of diving ahead of you. Bamboo Bali was aware of our early arrival, and we were able to drop our bags off at ...
... contact lenses
which I might need on Cuba. Each time I meet somebody I ask : do you
know where there is a cheap hotel ? I know there is not, so I just
hope they know a friend who has a couch. I do not get a positive
answer, but some useful infos. E.g., from the optician a get to know
that there are several airlines flying to Curacao, not only Insel
air (the only one on the internet). I also meet the lady which gave
me a ride on the first in her ...
... on a regular basis.
We were therefore even more grateful that the dentist had made time to see Ray given his heavy workload. Thank you Sentro Dental Bonaire. Ray is all fixed and we just now need to look for a good weather window to travel to our next destination of Curacao.
The winds however, were not going to be kind to us. We had very low winds coming up for approximately another 1 week, so we had to just hang around and wait. Then the winds ...
... and hoped to God that we had done this correctly. If not, it would have been a very costly exercise as the membranes of the watermaker would have been distroyed if not done correctly. Luckily, we returned to find that all was well and the watermaker is working beautifully once again.
We also put the BBQ down below and anything else that could "take a walk" easily from the outside of the boat..things like our downwind sail, winch handles ...