Exuma Photo Gallery

We had a spectacular time in the Exumas.

Bill looks like a giant in the mini palm forest
Bill looks like a giant in the mini palm forest
Beautiful coral staircase
Beautiful coral staircase

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lionfish are devouring the reef fish, so we will devour this tasty one!
Lionfish are devouring the reef fish, so we will devour this tasty one!
Bill is using a heat gun to strip the old Cetol
Bill uses a heat gun to strip the Cetol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anchoring up close to the reef at Long Cay
Anchoring up close to the reef at Long Cay
Our Canadian friends Mattieu and Chantal were expert kite surfers at Normans Cay
Our Canadian friends Mattieu and Chantal were expert kite surfers at Normans Cay
This freighter came ridiculously close to our stern at Normans.
This freighter came very close to our stern while anchored at Normans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russ is following us up the mangrove pass at Shroud Cay
Russ is following us up the mangrove pass at Shroud Cay
Spectacular beach at the end of the mangrove cut
Spectacular beach at the end of the mangrove cut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russ, Captain of Nauticuss, another Whitby 42, brought us to this old lookout
Russ, Captain of Nauticuss, another Whitby 42, brought us to this old lookout
Bill walks down the path at Warderick Wells
Bill walks down the path at Warderick Wells, retracing our steps from 1989
Deep in a pit on Warderick Wells
Deep in a pit on Warderick Wells

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How does this shell become so beautiful?
How does this shell become so beautiful?
Adding our Alembic sign at Warderick Wells
Adding our Alembic sign at Warderick Wells
Adding our Wings (Westsail 32) sign in 1989
Adding our Wings (Westsail 32) sign in 1989

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visiting the plane between Pasture and O'Brien Cays
Visiting the plane between Pasture and O’Brien Cays
Coral Gardens near the plane
Coral Gardens near the plane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So many turtles!
So many turtles!
Bill, taking a moment to lounge
Bill, taking a moment to lounge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dramatic Cambridge Cay
Dramatic Cambridge Cay
Alembic is so small!
Alembic is so small!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atlantic waves crashing on Cambridge Cay
Atlantic waves crashing on Cambridge Cay
Bell Rock off Cambridge Cay
Bell Rock off Cambridge Cay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rocky Dundas Caves
Rocky Dundas Caves

 

Another lobster from Fowl Cay
Another lobster from Fowl Cay.  Yum!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoying the tranquil spot at Rat Cay
Enjoying the tranquil spot at Rat Cay
These swimming pigs at Big Majors Spot are such beggars!
These swimming pigs at Big Majors Spot are such beggars!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill loves his fitness swims
Bill loves his fitness swims

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, those are bats in Pool Cave
Yes, those are bats in Pool Cave
Pool Cave near Oven Rock at Farmers Cay
Pool Cave near Oven Rock at Farmers Cay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

That lionfish's venomous spines are cut off
That lionfish’s venomous spines are cut off before it goes in the dinghy
Lionfish hanging out at David Copperfield's piano at Rudder Cay
Lionfish hanging out at David Copperfield’s piano at Rudder Cay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill visits the mermaid who sits at the piano
Bill visits the mermaid who sits at the piano
A German sympathizer built a mansion before WW2 with a UBoat dock
A German sympathizer built this mansion before WW2 with a UBoat dock
Bill and I pretend for a moment the mansion is ours
Bill and I pretend for a moment the mansion is ours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oopsie.  I guess we were not supposed to visit the mansion
Oopsie. I guess we were not supposed to visit the mansion
Caught another barracuda on our way from Rudder Cut to Adderly Cut.  We let it go.
Caught another barracuda on our way from Rudder Cut to Adderly Cut. We let it go.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The defunct Caribbean Marine Research Center on Lee Stocking Island
The defunct Caribbean Marine Research Center on Lee Stocking Island
Coconut sprout
Coconut sprout

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill prepares a CocoLoco
Bill prepares a CocoLoco
Our CocoLoco with Alembic and Barefoot (a Whitby 42 from Alaska) in the background
Our CocoLoco with Alembic and Barefoot (a Whitby 42 from Alaska) in the background

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our very expensive bottom paint was supposed to last 2 years.  This is the growth after only 4 months!!
Our very expensive bottom paint was supposed to last 2 years. This is the growth after only 4 months!!
Georgetown Girls are preparing for their Christmas contest this night!
Georgetown Girls are preparing for their Christmas contest this night!
Poor Santa
Poor Santa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We frolicked with these three dolphins for almost an hour.  They seemed to enjoy swimming with us!
We frolicked with these three dolphins for almost an hour. They seemed to enjoy swimming with us!
These two kayakers have come all the way from Greneda in their little kayak
These two kayakers have come all the way from Greneda in their little kayak
Off they go to cross the Gulf Stream to Florida!
Off they go to cross the Gulf Stream to Florida!  Adventurous!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climbing up to the Monument on Lee Stocking Island
Climbing up to the Monument on Lee Stocking Island
Had to hold on.  Very windy!
Had to hold on. Very windy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The many cats get plenty of attention at Chat N Chill
The many cats get plenty of attention at Chat N Chill
Silly girls making sand cones
Silly girls making sand cones

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