Sunset Point Resort
Travel Blogs from Great Abaco Island
... but remote, Long Island is 76 miles long (max 4 miles wide) and has a population of only 3,500 so Clarence town has a population of about 200 and nothing ever happens,
10/4 It was blowing very strongly (25Kts +) so we decided to stay another day in the safety of the marina and not risk the waves at the reef entrance (getting safety conscious in our middle age) We did very little all day (there was nothing to do!) and went out for a quick drink in the evening
... a monohull, we would have been tossed off the bed every 5 minutes. The anchor held superbly. This time, Mary Beth did the anchor-check by taking the dinghy out with the "look bucket" (glass bottom 5 gal bucket). OK, think 'choppy seas, run the outboard, and then slow down for a quick look at the bottom, through the glass bottom bucket'. She was amazed -- the anchor was clearly visible in 10ft water, even at dusk. We slept soundly, rocked by the waves.
... very lives.
We talk together more, about more things. The past. The future. Our hopes, fears (still mostly mine), dreams. And the weather, always still the weather. We discuss in detail, what we're seeing and what we're reading. I laugh now at one of my concerns before we set off on the trip: without the stimulus of our related jobs, I worried that Steve and I would have little to ...
... electric hook up and real WIFI for the first time since we left Florida. This means lights at night and we can go on-line without leaving the boat. The simple things. And to think we were moored only 100’ from this place for nearly the same cost. We will move the boats this afternoon.
Spent the rest of the day exploring. More rugged pot-hole filled gravel roads with luxurious houses hiding behind the trees. All ...
Tuesday, March 22 - Wednesday, March 23 - We took a dingy ride along the coast of Guana Cay looking for a new snorkeling spot. Saw lots of beautiful cottages and villas. Back at the marina we got to see two nurse sharks feeding on conch scraps being thrown by a fisherman. We can't get over how clear the water is. It's just as good as snorkeling. We saw our first Frigate bird. They look so prehistoric. Yesterday we say a ...
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