Travel Blogs from Providenciales
... the kite before the kite looped again. Had he not been there, the kite could have dragged ME right unto the beach and unto the bushes and maybe a tree! Lesson learned, NEVER pull the front lines to relaunch a kite (even if inverted) and avoid getting the bar between the lines at all cost! I was able to get to the kite release just as the guy grabbed my kite but it was a horribly close call I will not forget. Even as I write ...
... and moored alongside and we met later at the bar and all played a strange game of skittles on a 30m fine pebble pitch, a bit like bowls (a bit!) next morning they had hired a car and took me off to the chandlers for a chart and courtesy flag. and in the evening we had a few beers.
4/4 After watering and refueling we set off at midday back out to Sapodillo bay and anchored there overnight.
We set off early the following morning for the Bahamas
... and said, "wow that's a good muffin." Brian said, "what, you can get a muffin anywhere." Then he took a bite and said, "ok, that's a good muffin."
Our trip to Bight Reef almost started in disaster. The dive shop back home sold me a neoprene mask strap that was supposed to replace the silicone strap. So I blithely removed the strap. Then I realized there was no way to insert the neoprene strap. 30 minutes later, with the help of ...
... dense, dark blue. Larger pelagic fish tend to haunt this area; in fact, we saw eight to ten foot long nurse sharks wandering about this region. One actually swam alongside Ben, about an arm's length away.
The normal public would contend that sharks are scary... but divers are an odd lot and tend to think such encounters are cool. I myself think that the barracudas are much scarier. They have these huge teeth and have actually been known ...
... long night underway, but it was a clear and beautiful night with stars out the wazoo.
We finally tacked around 1000 this morning toward the entrance into Provo. When we got close enough to turn over into the entrance, we struck sail, fired up the motor and cruised in between the reefs to Providenciales. It was quite easy to tell immediately that we were no longer in the Bahamas. All of the Bahamian islands are relatively ...
Other places to stay in Providenciales
Grace Bay Road, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $390
Grace Bay Rd, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Good Value
- Getting too built up.
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $444
16 Princess Drive, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $469
- It may be good in 2006
- 5 star marketing with 1 star execution
Grace Bay Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $513
- Perfect place for romance
- Recent week vacation to turks and caicos
Airport Plaza, Airport Rd, Providenciales | Hotelfrom $154
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $167
- Most excellent beach front resort
- Great value on a fabulous beach
- Lovely Holiday at Sibonne
Ventura Drive, Providenciales | 5 star hotelfrom $461
- Great place to relax
- Quality peace and quiet
- Great accomadations and beach
Lower Bight Rd 218, Grace Bay, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $488
- Great, Quiet Property
- Beautiful Place for Our Honeymoon
- Nice and Quiet. Great R & R
Marina Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $378
Stubbs Road, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $276
Bonventure Cres Road, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $166
Crescent Road, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $219
Providenciales, Providenciales | Hotelfrom $200
Grace Bay Rd, Providenciales | 3 star hotelfrom $132
533 Chalk Sound Dr, Five Cays Settlement | Hotelfrom $222
Turtle Cove, Providenciales | 4 star hotelfrom $224