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... and I walked out one. A sign at the beginning of the pier said Christopher Columbus Landfall National Park. This may have been where Columbus first landed. They are not sure. I could see a catamaran out near where the water turned deep blue due to a steep drop off call The Wall. I thought it might be Erin so I took some pictures of it and even got one of it sailing back. It turned out it probably was Erin. ...
... landing and it is widely considered that his winding up there
really put the Turks and Caicos islands on the global map for tourism.
On to our day. We had a ticket which allowed us to use the
hop on hop off bus service for tourists.
We had no idea where the stops actually were but we thought it would
allow us to explore the historical parts of the island at our leisure. The idea is that you hop off the bus and
another would ...
... better quality than the main dining room. Portions were better and the service was superior. We will probably eat there again before the end of the cruise.
Tomorrow we have a tour scheduled in Samana, Dominican Republic. This is a tender port, and the ship documents warn of "a long tender ride, poverty stricken and polluted." Sounds appealing, doesn’t it? Stay tuned, I’ll let you know how it ...
... on our margaritas, walked around the pool and shops and eventually went back to the ship to conclude our the last of our island adventures. We had a great time at Grand Turk, and were able to relax and enjoy our precious vacation while it was coming to an end. We left the island with mixed emotions, happy with our experience there but sad at how quickly our vacation was flying past our eyes. Luckily however, we had one last day at sea to let it all sink in.
... of course, delicious. Since it was May 5th, we all wanted to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. Some locals help us set up a party at Regatta. It was a ton of fun but a few of us got tired and headed home early to watch a movie. Right as I went to bed, the rest of my class returned more drunk than I had ever seen most of them. Mixing bad alcohol was definitely a bad idea for them. It wasn't the most pleasant of nights but by Monday afternoon most people had recovered.