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... starts running to their stations (mind you I've been awake for about ten minutes at this point). No one really knew what was going on, and my mind started racing to the worst possible outcomes; I was shaking and had no idea what to think. Then Kate and I heard Mirek (chief engineer) on the radio saying there was smoke in the engine room; we looked at each other in complete terror. Luke, Nero, and I gather in the gym where the medical supplies are and ...
... a conga line around the room with 5 staff members pouring shots into your mouth when you passed them - crazy!!! We explored more beaches and found some rock pools to play in fished heaps and been to many restaurants. I was even brave enough to try the Bahamas traditional food 'Conch' it's a crustacean eaten fresh with diced tomatoes and peppers. It was made fresh in front of us - pulled out of the shell, chopped and seasoned! It was nice however I couldn't bring myself to eat ...
(Our smaller 20lb bottles had lasted 2 months )
29/4 Now the wind died and we had a gentle downwind sail back to the Bahamas
and then had to keep reefing to arrive at the reef passage after dawn
30/4 At dawn we had 3 reefs in the main and genoa to time our entry at about 7am
and came through a good reef entrance with breaking waves all around and headed for the Conch Inn Marina (cheap but plush), we then took our empty gas bottle ...
... of the name Junkanoo. One is John Canoe, a legendary West African Prince, who outwitted the English and became a local hero; and others suspecting it comes from the French 'gens inconnus,’ which translates as 'unknown' or 'masked people'.
All of the schools on the Island work from October to February building the costumes, floats and practice the music and dance. The kids ...
There's a sailboat from Russia and one from Berlin anchored among the 19 boats in the anchorage. A squall hit around 4 pm today but it wasn't too bad, just good old rain, which they need. Went to the Tipsy Seagull for pizza with Lee & Nan and John & Kathy from Chesterfield MI. (See pics)
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 $195