Hope Town Hideaways
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- Minibar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Tennis Court
- Smoking rooms available
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... it is striped horizontally red and white. Its light can be seen from 23 nmi (43 km) away. The Hopetown Lighthouse is one of only three Manual Lighthouses left in the World. It has a spring mechanism that has to be hand cranked every several hours to maintain the sequence of five white flashes every 15 seconds. The lamp burns kerosene oil with a wick and mantle. The light is then focused as it passes through the optics of a ...
... current was stronger there but they had not problems. The dive was good they saw lobster, barracuda and lots of fish and coral, John's goal is to get as many dives in this trip as he can so we are trying to accommodate that :-) After the dive we started back towards Hope Town arriving around 5:30 which is late to be settling into a place, the area is very very shallow and the entrance to the town is narrow so that was tricky we were down to 4ft at one point. ...
... So we hopped in the dingy and took off with John & Kim. What a spread and good time that was. It turned out to be an old fashioned hootenanny with food!
Friday, Dec. 26 - Den. waxed the hull and I oiled all the teak below decks and at 4 pm we left for the Lizard bar and grill's pizza and beer night. It was an exceptional evening. Great pizza, great Bahama beer and John brought his guitar and a couple other sailors showed up with theirs ...
The staff at Leeward Yacht Club & Marina in Green Turtle threw a cruiser appreciation party on Sunday before we left, by the pool with a live band, and free food and drinks. It was a magical time. The whole group that had been staying at the marina for 2 weeks just like us were there. We heard from friends Judy & Doug who were on their way back to Florida and we dingied over to where they were staying and met them for lunch. We also got a call from old friends Bud ...
... I will be fine.
Had a serious homesick crash yesterday, everyone back home is being very supportive though. I decided to bake rusks, something that these people have no clue about. Quite successful I think, a little bit of home. In hind-site, maybe Bopsie wouldn't have been such a bad idea (hehe mom).
I've been taking Drakie to the pool, which is quite fun. It's great to get some sun and into ...