It was fun while it lasted, but we are definitely ready to take advantage of today’s good looking weather window. So, we are headed east! To the Berry Islands! After a solid 7 days in Bimini, we cannot wait to see more of the gorgeous Bahamas!!!
We will be sailing across the Great Bahama Banks and anchoring out for one night, and then sailing the rest of the way on Tuesday. We’re not sure exactly where we will enter the Berry’s until we see how the weather is acting, how the sailing is going, if we feel like we need to hit up a marina or just find another good anchorage, etc. etc.
In the meantime, here are a few more photos from the tail end of our awesome week-long stay in Bimini…
How amazing are the sunsets over our little anchorage?
There definitely doesn’t appear to be a shortage of conch around here. ;)) We haven’t tried fresh conch salad just yet, but did grab some conch fritters the other day!
We picked up lunch on Saturday from this great roadside bbq joint… although we somehow keep missing out on everyone’s bbq ribs. They go like hotcakes around here! Luckily, we did not miss out on the coconut rolls from Charlie’s bakery (basically just some guy’s home bakery — I literally stood in his living room while Charlie’s wife packaged up my fresh-from-the-oven coconut rolls. And man were they awesome!!!)
And you can’t beat a view like this while enjoying lunch, can you?
We strolled around Baileytown over the weekend and, you know, just stumbled upon a few pet goats. ;))
And we were lucky enough to have some great company here in Bimini…our friends Matt + Jessica from MJ Sailing!
And if island life wasn’t good enough by itself, we managed to throw on some “fancy” clothes and partake in a little casino action at Resorts World Bimini. I surprised myself by flat ironing my hair for the first time since we left Naples, actually wearing makeup, and throwing on something other than dry fit clothing!
Let’s just say “casino night” was basically a quick 2-minute dinghy ride to lose a few hundred dollars and down about four too many free margaritas. ;)) It was also a great night to fall out of the dinghy and submerge an iPhone. Not a good night for Jer.
We had such a fabulous time in Bimini! I can’t wait to see what the rest of the Bahamas have to offer!
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