Windermere Island Resort
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So far, living "off-the-grid" is working out just fine. We went to bed at dusk (about 7:45) , so no lights (we decided to leave the generator off) was not an issue. The cool air off the water made sleeping a "breeze". So we didn't miss the AC. We previously arranged to meet the owner of a beach house located near the center of the island of Eleuthera this morning. We boarded our jeep and drove the 50 plus miles south to Palmetto Point to tour the house as a ...
... the rock face to a natural harbour behind with mooring bouys. Just settling in with our first sun downer and Linda and Mark arrive back from a tour and hop on board for a cheeky drink too . A friendly couple of Canadians moored behind us, who tell us all their snorkelling stories, swimming with dead fish and meeting sharks! I renamed him Crocodile Dundee and mental note to self not to swim when we see their boat around us next time! Must be good in here as even spotted ...
Having assessed time, weather, tides and cuts we decide to leave the Exhumas and head over to Eluthera as Cath arriving Sunday and still a fair way to go. Weather looked good and leaving via the cut by Warderick Cay looked wide and very appealing to Eric. Sailing via Eluthera meant we could see the Island before heading to the Abacos but also ...
... more shops, another bar set up, another barbeque and another beach volley court too. It was a shame that we had limited time there – 9am – 3.30pm because it really was a pretty spot.
One other thing we did was to go the local Craft Market which was tucked away behind the Princess shops. Unfortunately “admittance” to this fenced off area was restricted by a security guard pointing to a sign that a cruise card and ...
... 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 ...
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