Travel Blogs from Eleuthera
Governor's Harbour was the prettiest and most picturesque harbour we've been to thus far.
We also were very happy to find a sports bar with satellite TV so that we could watch the World Cup. Bahamian cable was blocking the games - making them pay-per-view only.
... without the bracelet.
By then we had seen all there was to see on this part of the island so caught the next tender back to the ship. We should have dipped our toes in the water but we were told by someone in a swimsuit that it was cold. Heck we don’t use our pool at home so it’s unlikely we’ll swim anywhere else … I just like to look at the water … and besides that, sharks pee in the sea.
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 ...
... It had been a long time since we had done a regular laundry and we spent the next few hours ashore at the new local laundromat (only two years old) which was very nice and reasonably close to shore. It had not been listed in our cruising guide but we were happy to learn of its existence from another cruiser.
After arriving on the east side of the bay we had eagerly accepted a Happy Hour invitation aboard S/V First Edition with ...
... several days of the week during the season. Now, small boat cruisers are merely tolerated, owing to Bahamian law that says no one owns the water and anyone can come ashore on any island, private or not, up to the high water line. Visiting yachts are requested to anchor as far as practical from the cruise ship facilities which was fine for us. The anchorage is a large bay with the cruise ships anchoring towards the eastern portion where the ...