The Great Exumas

Adventures in Exumas, Bahamas

The Best of 2014

The Best of 2014

The last few years have been, for me, at least, a perfect storm. Circumstances have conspired to create the most challenging years of my life.  So much so, that there have been times I have almost had to laugh at the continuing onslaught.  Although 2014 has been a year of challenge, there have been moments of […]

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5 Reasons to Stay at the Grand Isle Resort in the Exumas, Bahamas!

Filed in The Great Exumas, Travel by on January 22, 2014 2 Comments
5 Reasons to Stay at the Grand Isle Resort in the Exumas, Bahamas!

I recently returned from a lovely vacation in the Exumas, an archipelago of 365 small islands which are 35 miles southeast of Nassau. Most of these islands, or Cays (pronounced “keys”) have to be accessed by boat. You could visit one island a day for a year and never get tired of the pristine beaches […]

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Exotic Exuma life forms!

Exotic Exuma life forms!

The islands of the Exumas, in the Bahamas, offer so much more than swimming pigs! Though, the swimming pigs are out of this world incredible. However, we were offered the chance to swim with sharks, to snorkel, and feed iguanas.  Don’t get too excited…just nurse sharks. Don’t get me wrong, I love Nurse Sharks! I just don’t […]

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Why are there swimming pigs in the Exumas, Bahamas???

Filed in The Great Exumas, Travel by on January 13, 2014 10 Comments
Why are there swimming pigs in the Exumas, Bahamas???

These swimming pigs are causing a sensation, and it is easy to see why!  PIGS are not supposed to be swimming in the ocean…are they?  Have YOU ever seen such a thing?  Or heard about it?  A couple of months ago I saw a video on youtube with the swimming pigs of the Exumas, and […]

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I have now (almost) seen it all!

Filed in Bahamas, The Great Exumas, Travel by on January 9, 2014 4 Comments
I have now (almost) seen it all!

What a day in the beautiful Exumas!  I went out on a full day tour with Exuma Water Sports, in the Exumas (Bahamas) and part of the tour?  Swimming feral pigs!  We are not talking about your average farm pig…we are talking huge!  And yes, they are hungry!  I will post longer blogs about this […]

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Comedy of Errors in Exuma

Comedy of Errors in Exuma

Well, I must say this trip has gotten off to an interesting start!  Here I am, in the Great Exumas, Bahamas, and as far as diving goes, it has been a true fiasco. I bought new gear for this trip, a new dive computer and transmitter, new regulator and an alternate breather so I don’t […]

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