GEORGE TOWN, GREAT EXUMA, EXUMAS, SOUTHERN BAHAMAS
We arrived in George Town, dropped anchor, and were met with a low weather system. The ensuing squalls and lightning storms were among the worst we had encountered in all our time at sea.
Eventually, the stormed cleared and we rode our dinghy through the tunnel, into Lake Victoria. The Exuma Market (very well stocked for provisioning) had a new, floating, dinghy dock. The Exuma Yacht Club, across the street, had, what the boys’ claimed, “the best burgers in all of the Caribbean.”
No stop in Georgetown would be complete without a visit to Chat ‘n Chill over on Stocking Island.
The resident stingrays were hovering by the fresh conch salad stand waiting to be fed by those brave enough to get in the water with them.
St. Francis, just around the corner, was a great spot to end the day.
MARINA AT EMERALD BAY
After George Town, we continued our journey north, next pulling in at Marina at Emerald Bay.
A short walk away, Sandals Resort is located on a white sand crescent beach.
Continuing our journey north, our next stop in the southern Bahamas was the infamous Staniel Cay …