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So this morning we pull up to the Bahamas. Notice I didn't say pull in. No, we dropped anchor about a mile offshore to start dropping our tenders. We may have had one hit the water when we get our morning greeting from the bridge. Sorry, not stopping in the Bahamas go back to bed. The bridge gives some lame excuse about how bad the sea, and wind conditions are to launch the tenders. ...
Someone said at dinner tonight that Princess makes more money at this port than at any other port on this cruise … and I can believe it.
Firstly, it is really a beautiful island … well the part we saw - what's not to love? Gorgeous crystal blue water with tropical fish swimming around, glistening white sand, palm trees, sun and a cool breeze.
Then of course there is the Princess perspective … ...
Today we have been
back in the resort of princess cays on the island of Eleuthera in the
Bahamas. It has been a day for me to
indulge in my favourite pass-time of replicating a dolphin. I have been in the water pretty much all
day. David joined me initially and we
both enjoyed the warm water and gentle waves before the masses from the ship
arrived. (we got off the ship quite
early). There isn't a great deal ...
... Powell Point the wind increased to persistent 23-28kts (the forecast was for 15, gusting 20), and we had much more wind than we wanted. Fortunately the wind angle wasn't so close that we needed the genoa and we left it furled, leaving the main to manage against the wind on this brisk final leg. Of course, the wind slacked as soon as we got into Rock Sound Harbour as a line of clouds departed the vicinity.
We initially attempted ...
... This is described as a deep, semi-fresh, 360- foot diameter water hole that may or may not connect to the ocean. Regardless, there are ocean fish in it who have been conditioned to gather at the surface when someone peers in, expecting to be fed (we had nothing to offer). Apparently it's also regarded as a good swimming hole – complete with a ladder for access – and of course, its water has curative powers.... The story goes that ...