Hawk's Nest Resort and Marina
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... burger from Staniel Cay) had almost worn off.
The sun was setting just as we started our decent into Edinburgh. It was very pretty setting over the white cloud bank. I could see though the brief holes in the clouds it was already dark down on the ground. 4:15PM.
I watched the sun dip below the horizon. No green flash. And no Conch horns either, no whistles no cheers.
I looked around. I kidd you not. I was the only one even watching it.
... large holes and add soil) and the quality of their crops!
After three days in New Bight, we sailed to Arthur's Town which used to be the main town on Cat Island, but was now a very sleepy place. Then we moved up to Orange Creek which was just as sleepy!!!
While in Arthur's Town the wind switched to the SSE and it made for a VERY ROLLY anchorage. Both boats found it to be quite uncomfortable and we had one day where we couldn't even leave the boats. ...
... would be easy, if not a little rolly. After waiting just long enough for good light to pick our way out through the coral heads of French Bay, we departed at 0900 planning to sail downwind on genoa alone. Dave's mantra for downwind sailing is "sailboats prefer to be pulled, not pushed," so we usually don't use the mainsail for deep downwind directions.
Conception Island is a small, uninhabited island at the “mouth” ...
The attraction for us at The Bluff was a cave described in our guide as having a large population of bats. Unfortunately the bats weren't there any longer, but it was interesting nonetheless. As is frequently the case, it was an unexpected attraction that became a highlight: to find the cave we asked a resident we met on the road who informed us there was a "donation” for visiting it. He directed us just across ...
Despite the idea that going to the "Alcatrez of South America" conjured up images of a rocky outcrop in a gray sea, our trip to Iles du Salut, French Guiana turned out to be very interesting. Palm trees were swaying, the sun shining and balmy breezes greeted us in this former penal colony. The history began when Napoleon started sending over both criminal and ...