I failed to emphasize my experience with Cape Air and the Ft. Lauderdale airport and how it's changed my perspective on flying. Other than being in the dark about why we landed on a runway in a "SEA"plane on a completely different island that expected, the experience was simply amazing for several reasons. No Lines … Continue reading Spoiled by Cape Air
I’ve had some time to think about my trip to Bimini but I can’t help but compare it to my happy place, the Exumas. I understand every island has its own flavor but I just can’t stay objective. I was surprised to meet several people who proclaim Bimini as their happy place. To each their … Continue reading Bimini Musing…
The sun finally decided to make an appearance on Tuesday but unfortunately, the wind was an asshole. All water activities were cancelled again for the day. Our vacation to swim with the dolphins and snorkel the Sapona shipwreck would turn into a not-to-be-disclosed number of hours playing slots and blackjack at the casino. The winds … Continue reading If you’re gonna hit it, double it.
Gusty 30 mph winds rarely make for a great island vacation, particularly when offshore excursions are planned. But when life gives you lemons…you head to the casino, right? Of course you do! We woke up to thick cloud cover, raging winds, and a chilly temp of 65 degrees, about 10 degrees lower than yesterday. So … Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons…Head to the Casino.
I finally arrived at my hotel after traveling via planes, boats, automobiles, golf carts, and my own trusty two feet. For being only 50 miles off the coast of Ft. Lauderdale, it seemed like it would be an easy jaunt across the gulf stream right into my hotel room. Nope. Let’s just say the island … Continue reading Bimini Day One: Who’s on first?
The dream of walking along a powder-white beach, with calm turquoise waters, swaying palm trees, and not a soul in sight is a reality only seen in movies. Or is it? Although, many islands throughout the Caribbean have a number of beaches to enjoy, crowds can sometimes detract from the serenity and peace that relaxing … Continue reading Looking for a private beach? They’re everywhere in Exuma.