Clifford Sawyer House
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Travel Blogs from Great Abaco Island
We made the jump from the top end of Eleuthera to the Abaco Islands! This involved a jump across a section of the Atlantic ocean. For several hours of the ten hour crossing we saw nothing but blue ocean 360 degrees around us. It was a beautiful day. Did my best to forget that there were MILES of ocean below me. :) I also learned that it is next to impossible to take a panoramic shot on the open ocean. Even though it was a calm day, the wave action makes the horizon look LUMPY. ...
... a couple of gifts from the travel agency….one was for a dinner tonight in one of the specialty restaurants called the Pinnacle Grill, the other was a beverage card for each of us, entitling us to the equivalent to $410.00 each of alcohol or pop or specialty coffees. WOW!!! I must have done something good at some point in my life.
The room is typical cruise stateroom, except the balconies are deeper. The ...
... so we went back 2 miles to Staniel Cay and moored up in the Marina (only $2 a ft) with a great bar and a lively little island, the marina is full of sharks and rays and both phil and I went snorkeling with them (photos attached) – No problem the sharks apparently haven’t eaten anyone in years –
Staniel Cay has a population of 89 registered voters but at this time of year with all the holiday homes its about 600 – mainly Americans but a few ...
Hopetown is a quaint, laid back town. Roads are only wide enough for golf carts, and an occasional small work truck.
People are very friendly and considerate. If you are out for a walk, you will be asked
if you need a golf cart ride into town by a passing neighbor. Maybe it is from living a life where the
fastest vehicle is going 10 mph. Slow pace, beautiful scenery, simple life.
... checked the chart and found Great Sale Cay was the nearest anchorage. Ruth went to sleep and I started the long, slow process of sailing directly into a very light wind. Distance “as the crow flies” from where our engine stopped to where we anchored was only 10 miles. But sailing into the wind, you need to “tack”: repeatedly zig-zagging back and forth gaining a little more distance ...
Other places to stay in Great Abaco Island
P.O. Box AB20486, Great Abaco Island | Villafrom $232
Off Queens Hwy. between Hope Town and White Sound, Great Abaco Island | Villafrom $230
One Purple Porpoise Place, Elbow Cay, Great Abaco Island | Villafrom $150
Hope Town, Great Abaco Island | Villafrom $195
General Delivery, Hope Town | Villafrom $230
Pelican Shores, Great Abaco Island | 3 star villafrom $129
South End, Great Abaco Island | 3 star villafrom $197