Travel Blogs from Great Abaco Island
... weekend where a lot more happens and there will be many more yachts, which means a lot more crew, which means FUN!
After my super breakfast this morning, I will be heading up the 101 steps of the lighthouse to take photographs of the other islands and go find some local shops. Appreciate every moment you have and always put yourself in someone else's shoes, I am so grateful for the life, family and friends that I have!
... up in the yard .. and the snow is gone.
4/17/13 Update: We made it to Great Sale Cay on Saturday and anchored there with 10 sailboats after riding out a pretty intense thunderstorm. Monday morning we set out for Ft. Pierce - a 140 mile stretch across the Gulf Stream. Once again the forecasters seemed to be asleep at the switch (or their barometer) and we experienced much more wind and higher waves than they predicted. We ...
... Gee, almost like we were on vacation.
There was even a postage stamp area with grass for all of the dogs at Harbor View. Buster and Daisy sent and received "pee mail" every day….a nice break from their pee pads on the boat.
After a week we decided it was time to sail around the islands. So we told Phyllis to check us out the next morning, then postponed to the next morning, then the ...
... right into the wind though, so we can’t put up the sails. It’s still a good passage and takes about 3 ½ hours. So, here we are in Black Sound at Green Turtle Cay. It seems to be a favorite among cruisers and everyone we have talked to loves it here. We’ve picked up a mooring ball, but it comes with nothing; no bathroom, shower, fresh water. I think we’ll be moving. Either anchor for free or find ...
... ourselves for a while watching the barge dock and unload. It says a lot about island life and the dependence on the supply barges. All types of items are unloaded from the barge and the people on the dock waiting for their supplies help with the unloading. This is definitely not the US. We know the grocery store will look much different when we stop later because their new supply of fresh produce is on this barge. I have been waiting for ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Island Breezes Great Abaco Island
Other places to stay in Great Abaco Island
P.O. Box AB20437, Marsh Harbour | Hotelfrom $99
Great Abaco Highway, Great Abaco Island | Hotelfrom $65
PO Box AB20571, Marsh Harbour | 5 star hotelfrom $319
Guana Cay, Great Abaco Island | 3 star hotelfrom $188