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Travel Blogs from Great Abaco Island
... a fan!! If ever we return, I will be seeking them out! At the end of dinner, as if on cue, the local pups Molly and her 1/2 brother (whose name escapes me) came for a visit and gave us our puppy fix. I’m sure they know to show up for whatever might be leftover but Grant and I were convinced they came because we were the best guests. It was not Chester… but it certainly felt nice to have a visit ...
Sailing to Freeport was a two day trip. I had both days off, enjoying them laying on cushions on the sky deck soaking in the sun. I woke up the first day and turned on my light, only to have it go out within a couple of minutes. I walked down the dark hallway assuming we were switching generators. I could immediately sense that something wasn't right, and then began to notice the boat was slowing down. Sure enough, the fire alarm started going off ...
... last day we had to check out early so we hired another car and drove up North to treasure cay - a town off the main island. It was really beautiful here with much bigger homes right by the water and a huge clear beach with cool fish along the shore. We had lunch in a funky pub type venue which was really busy with fourth of July festivities going on. On the drive back from treasure cay we turned up a random road to find a place to fish. We found this great spot swap on one side and ...
The uncontested highlight of Hope Town is the candy-striped Elbow Reef Lighthouse. Our pictures show the terrific views from the top of this 89-foot structure, one of only a handful of manually operated lighthouses remaining in the world. Hope Town is well worth a visit with plenty of places to eat, drink, and shop. Cruisers can listen to the local radio net for information on its scheduled trash pickup. Many boaters ...
... 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
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