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Travel Blogs from Great Abaco Island
... to get a picture of one of them spouting. We then went in through a difficult reef entrance and anchored in 2m water in Abrahams Bay, the sea was lumpy so we didn't go ashore to check into the Bahamas.
We did go snorkeling and the water clarity was outstanding – as good as the Tobago cays
6/4We went ashore to go and check into the Bahamas (expensive $300 for a 1 year permit), they were having a powercut (common I understand) so there was no wifi or ...
... snorkeling near the
cliffs. Beautiful coral reefs, fish of every color and sea fans were plentiful. It was convenient to be able to run the dinghy from our boat to the snorkel area just outside the channel, about 5 minutes. After snorkeling for about 30 min, Mary Beth climbed back into the dinghy to chill, and Ed went spear fishing --- see the photos. (by the way, Ed had his 60th birthday!)
Pete’s Pub is also connected to a working ...
One of the most common questions we hear from friends back home is:
What do you DO all day?!?!
Below is a video that reveals all. Well, actually it is the compilation of events that occurred over several days. The idea is to help you understand of how "ordinary" the cruising life can be; hopefully spiced with our usual sense of humor.
If you are interested in a good read ...
... a one person show. Owner, waitress, chef. At the same time, she mans the attached ice cream store. How does she do it? Plus, she bakes bread and cookies every day, and they are all delicious. We have a new favorite place to eat.
Tuesday is exploring the island by golf cart day. The first order of business is to get some info on the other marinas in the area. The 2 we are using are really, really bad. The toilets look ...
... on Tuesday I bought the last cucumber and last red onion at the grocery. The local grocer is here with his tiny, tiny Chevy mini-minivan/truck and piles it high with groceries. We are amazed that his “truck’ holds up under t he weight and thankful he has only a couple of blocks to drive. A couple show up with their truck and load a queen size mattress as it comes off the barge. The owner of Nippers is here to replace the alcohol consumed ...
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