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Bargains in the Bahamas

The economy getting you down? Working too hard because your company has downsized and you’re doing the work of two – or three? Need a break?  There’s never been a better time to visit the Bahamas for a Caribbean Island vacation.  No passport is required for this group of 700 islands located just 50 miles off the state of Florida – but a world removed from anything in the States. There’s nothing like the Caribbean islands. Warm breezes and tropical beaches will make you feel relaxed and carefree for very few dollars compared to stateside locations. A few days on [...]

Enjoy the History of San Salvador

Enjoy the History of San Salvador

San Salvador is one of the islands that make up the Bahamas. It is 12 miles long and a small island; however, many come to see all that it has to offer. It truly is a wonderful place to relax and learn about the past history that has graced this island.
Exploring the island is what many do when they come to San Salvador. They want to see the shipwrecks that have happened on or around the island. It is amazing at what years of tales you can find when you take the time to look. Many also like to see [...]

A Great Getaway

A Great Getaway

When you go to Mayaguana in the Bahamas you are getting away from the duties of everyday life. It is a place to recharge your body and mind. To regroup with your family and just have some quiet fun together on this isolated island.
Lay on the beach and let the sun take you away. Watch the sunrise and set from that same spot on the beach. There is no need to pack your day full of events like you do when at home. Instead, unwind those stressed muscles and watch the family bond again. The kids can play on the [...]

Culture, Sailing, and Shopping

Culture, Sailing, and Shopping

When you think of the Bahamas do you get a warm and calm since of peace? Can you hear the ocean waves hitting the beautiful sandy beaches? This is what most think of when they want to take a getaway to Long Island in the Bahamas.
The Island itself is only 80 miles long and divided into different sections by the Tropic of Cancer. This only adds to its beauty and lets you see the wonderful, picturesque views from the hilltops located on the southern part of the island.
There are many things to do on the island once you get there. [...]

The Animals of Inagua

The Animals of Inagua

Inagua is an anagram for “Iguana”, an animal that is indigenous to the island: the iguana. Inagua is actually made up of two different islands: Great and Little Inagua. The Inagua’s are a naturalist’s paradise and Great Inagua has been called the “great outback” or “wild west”. The traveler who is interested in something more than resorts, golf and shopping will find this a wonderful and unusual place to visit. Rare birds and reptiles thrive; wild donkeys and cows ramble and wild boar are chased and hunted for food and sport. The principal forms of recreation are the usual snorkeling, [...]

Beaches, History, and Bananas

Beaches, History, and Bananas

They say of the Exumas “if you can’t sail them, be sure to gaze down when flying overhead.” This cluster of 365 cays (one for each day of the year) is spread over 100-mile expanse of the most breathtakingly beautiful stretch of water in the Bahamas. Only iguanas inhabit most of the cays. The plethora of unnamed beaches and coves excite the sailors and yachtsmen, while the divers relish the crystal, clear and unspoiled water. Even though the Exumas are known as the “Sailing Capital of the World”, be sure to take the time to explore the Islands’ heritage and [...]

Natural Beauty Of The Caribbean

Natural Beauty Of The Caribbean

Three hundred years ago, the one hundred ten mile long and pencil thin island of Eleuthera was settled by a small band of English pilgrims seeking religious freedom. The name “Eleuthera” is the Greek word for Freedom. Today, modern day adventurers find themselves seeking out the freedom and treasures of Eleuthera. This is an island of casual sophistication and those who find themselves there will savor the all of the gifts and beauty this island has to offer. Miles of pink and white sand beaches, crystal clear blue water, quaint little colonial settlements and the lush tropical foliage of the [...]

Bonefish, Sharks, and Treasure in Andros

Bonefish, Sharks, and Treasure in Andros

Of the many Islands of The Bahamas, the largest (104 x 40 miles) is Andros. It is also the least explored. This mysterious, mangrove-choked island is more populated with whistling tree ducks and terns than humans. You may even run into a chickcharnie, a mythical, mischievous inhabitant that is exclusive to the island. These creatures are said to live in the tops of pine trees and, according to legend, will cause mischief to all who look upon them and grimace. If you are lucky enough to see one of these elfin creatures with three fingers and toes and red eyes [...]