Travel Blogs from Eleuthera
were fish everywhere. Every direction I
looked in there was sea life of every colour and size imaginable. I had inadvertently stumbled upon a large
area of coral reef. The water was not
deep at all but the coral is delicate and the surrounding rocks….well,
rocky. I managed to float myself out on
my tummy and scan the coral as I went deeper.
I saw electric blue coloured fish, bright yellow fish, fish which looked
Eleuthera Island. Beautiful Bahamas. Today we set anchor just offshore from the Island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas and rode a tender ship to the shore. The resort we landed in is called Princess Cays but we had a trip booked which allowed us to experience more of this gorgeous island than just the beach resort. A small coach took us UP south (yes UP south) about 30 miles and we were so glad that we had decided to book the ...
Castaway Cay is one of my favorite places on the planet. It's beautiful, peaceful, full of action and it is always a day of just doing whatever so we were really looking forward to today as we had no excursions planned and literally just planned on chilling out at the beach for the day.
Mother nature had a few different plans, though. During the night around 4:00AM we sailed through a horrendous storm. Crazy thunder ...
... where we could sit out another passing cold front bringing westerly and northerly winds. . We had spent seven days in Rock Sound to allow two frontal systems to pass with their strong clocking winds and we were glad to be moving again.
On this day we had southwest winds 10-16 kts in advance of yet another front, but this one was not predicted to be as strong and we chose to take advantage of the pre-frontal south west winds to ...
Last stop for a number of people today, many disembark tomorrow but luckily not us. We have to endure this for another week. Again another very warm day at Princess Cays. This island has a grand population of 2 when there are no ships docked, has 340 days of sunshine per year and sees little rain. The island is owned by Princess Cruises and is such nothing other than a private beach with beach barbecue and loads of water sport activities and snorkelling. As I hate ...