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Author Archives: Dan

Day 9 – Safely back to the Florida Keys

Last night we stayed in Cat Cay Marina – very nice. We left there at 7am today and pulled into our anchorage at Rodriguez Key at about 7pm. The Gulf Stream crossing went very well with winds about 15 mph and moderate seas. Tonight we’ll grill some burgers and enjoy one last night on the … Continue reading »

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Day 5 – A great day in the Bahamas

Wow, what a day! We started with bacon, eggs, and toast and it just got better and better. We helped our friends get set up for a picnic on the beach. At the picnic, we had Bahamian mac and cheese, chicken, ham, potato salad, pineapple, and much more. The kids snorkeled and swam off the … Continue reading »

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Day 4 – Update from Bimini

Today was a relax and recover day. We started out with bacon and eggs thanks to Chef Bob Sayle at 3:30 am. I cleared us through customs and immigration. Some activities during the day: church, beach, snorkeling, explored a shipwreck, Bob was almost eaten by a shark – oh wait, it was actually a rock, … Continue reading »

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Day 3 – Arrived safely at Weech’s Dock

We survived the crossing to Bimini. Showers and wifi – what else does one need?

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Day 1 – Arrived in Tallahassee

Had a good drive east on I-10 to Lamont, FL, just east of Tallahassee. We pulled into a campground for the night at about 11:00. All is well.

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Day 2 – Made it to Key Largo

We made it to Key Largo and spent the night aboard Big Easy II.

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Upcoming Trip Spring 2017

Our next trip to the Bahamas will be over the Easter holidays – April 13-23, 2017. We’ll leave after school on Thursday April 13 and drive to Tallahassee. Friday will bring us to Key Largo, and Saturday we’ll set sail for the Bahamas. We’ll return home on Sunday April 23. Now is the time to act … Continue reading »

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Safely Home – Day 17

Well, we made it! What a great trip!! Our last overnight was at Dove Rest RV Park in Marianna, FL. It was perfect for an overnight stay – quiet, clean, uncrowded, and the staff were quite funny. We’ll definitely go there again. We unpacked and cleaned the RV and, sadly, everyone went home. Bonnie literally went … Continue reading »

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Rainbow Springs – All is well? Ya mon! – Day 16

Today, while traveling toward home, we visited Rainbow Springs State Park and ate at the 19/98 Grill. We are settled in for the night at a nice RV park in Marianna, FL called Dove Rest RV Park. We expect to return to Ocean Springs around noon tomorrow. All is well.

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Return to Port Largo and on the road again – Day 15

We had a great night at anchor at Rodriguez Key just off Key Largo. This morning we organized our belongings and cleaned things up. At about 10:00 am, we motored the short distance to Port Largo canal, refueled the boat, and then returned her to her dock. Then we began the labor of off-loading our … Continue reading »

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