Travel Blogs from Eleuthera
... and headed back up to him. We took
a look through the shops on the resort but they were all overpriced and not
really selling our kind of thing. Today
was the day to experience the resort itself because we saw the lovely island,
the more genuine side of the island, last week.
I think we both enjoyed ourselves a lot.
Dave was surprised at just how tired he felt after a day lazing on the
Once we were back on
the ship ...
Eleuthera Island. Beautiful Bahamas. Today we set anchor just offshore from the Island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas and rode a tender ship to the shore. The resort we landed in is called Princess Cays but we had a trip booked which allowed us to experience more of this gorgeous island than just the beach resort. A small coach took us UP south (yes UP south) about 30 miles and we were so glad that we had decided to book the ...
... sailing again, only to see it die for good around 1500. By then we could see the cruise ship at Little San Salvador and adjusted our motoring speed to arrive around 1700. Right on cue the ship departed, we sped up a bit, and arrived at the anchorage at 1645. Despite trolling four lines all day, and varying speeds, we got no strikes. See Google Earth N24*34'33.8" + W075*57'16” for our approximate anchored position.
... decided not to go ashore today and to use the ship as we will be back here next Friday. The ship was obviously quiet as everyone was ashore. We had a leisurely breakfast and a wander around the Atrium. We were planning a trip to Miami tomorrow but its a little bit further than Sharon thought and a taxi round trip is about £100. So instead we have booked a tour for next Saturday which does everything we want and then drops us at the airport. Tomorrow we ...
... Harbour, on the still persistent NW winds. We arrived at 1335 and anchored up against Levi Island which afforded decent protection. As has been the case since leaving the Spanish Wells area a week ago, we saw no other cruising boats today.
On November 21st we tried to get ashore in the dinghy - a ride of over a mile - but the on-shore chop from the NW winds made landing the dinghy impossible. Despite what the guide books ...