Travel Blogs from Cat Island
... on the radio, and agreed to move the next day. So we moved up to Orange Creek where we figured we'd have a bit of relief, but once in Orange Creek the wind turned South and we were rolling again like mad!
As an aside: Bliss II is also a C&C 38, just a bit different than our Landfall. In all of this pitching and rolling, we ended up talking about our masts and the lines and wires that run inside of them. Both boats are in the same situation where they do ...
After a very restful and smooth sailing night, we are on our first day at sea. From Ft Lauderdale to our first stop in St Thomas US Virgin Islands is 980 nautical miles. We are scheduled to arrive Tuesday morning at 0900.
We started with a healthy breakfast of Raisin Bran, Special K, sliced bananas with berries, milk, apple juice and green tea. Don't ask me why we decided to go healthy; it could be because of our late dining habits (or fear of that ugly scale ...
... 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 ...
... the architect hermit, Father Jerome, is at the peak and is worth the trek up this steep rocking incline, as well as the awe inspiring view.
While driving around the island, Joanne also stopped in a bakery and got some delicious baked goods. It made for a great snack during our drive around the island.
We ended up having a great stay at the "Boathouse" but were happy to be returning to the Orange Creek Inn.
... 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 ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet