The Venetian on Grace Bay
Travel Blogs from Providenciales
... their most famous songs. Dreadful.
We gave it half an hour then left.
However, it was back to fun, fun, fun this morning. Oh yes indeedy.
Now since our first disaster with the laundry I have become quite the laundrette expert. I decided to skip breakfast today and do some washing instead. When I arrived at the laundrette there was one of the biggest men I've ever seen, standing staring blankly at a washing machine. Now he was ...
First order of time off business, after cold beers were cracked of course, was snorkeling off the beautiful reefs here in Provo (thanks again Wilson for the kick ass gear). Literally within one minute of jumping in the aqua blue ocean a gigantic sting ray swam by us, spotted like a tiger, it effortlessly glided past us ignoring as we tried to keep up. We hit the jackpot just off the beach as Smith's Reef was teaming with marine life. Yellow and red snapper, Nemo fish, ...
... to living on board (alone). They greased the locals and scored fresh yellow fin tuna from the dock on Thursday which I seared up to everyone's delight, after of course checking off a major life ambition to eat raw tuna straight from the sea. Sashimi the next day for lunch and then the Owner scored black fin tuna again yesterday, never thought I could say it but I'm tuna'ed out! They as always were thrilled with everything I ...
There are tons of things i'd like to write about, but I thought I'd give you a run-down on Providenciales (Provo) and the company I'm keeping beforehand. Provo is interesting, but it's more to allay the parental fears that their only offspring is bring scrobbled by nefarious Caribbean islanders. Provo has a population of about 8000, or so I was told. It's part of the Caicos island chain, which in turn makes up the Turks and Caicos. ...
... seemed to be chasing the cars that drove by.
But most dogs on the island do not fare so well. Ben and I encountered one such animal as we ate one night on the open patio of a dive restaurant. His coat was a melange of grey and brown, and he was so thin that his rib cage was starting to poke through the fur. Our waitress believed that the dog had been most likely abused - beaten by its owner to the point where it had been conditioned ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center