Bahamas Journals

Cruising the Elation

A February 2007 trip to Bahamas by IsabelleTravels

Turks and Caicos Museum Photo, Turks & Caicos Islands, Caribbean More Photos
Quote: A fun and relaxing cruise vacation to some of the world's most beautiful ports.
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The gambling on the cruise was nice. There was a good number of slot machines in a variety of price points. It was as cheap as 1 cent and as expensive as $5. We stuck mostly to the quarter slots and didn't win much. A few times we tried the $1 slots and won maybe $15. A lot of slot machines are attached to large money jackpots. I didn't see anyone win a jackpot. There were also slot tournaments that lasted throughout the cruise for $20. Carnival offered a Craps class which was really great. You always see people rolling the dice and never know why everyone is cheering. The minimum bet on all the tables is $5 (except on the first night when it's only $3). After taking the class, the cruise will give yo...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on February 9, 2007

Turks and Caicos Museum Photo, Turks & Caicos Islands, Caribbean
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For $5 per person you can see the Turks and Caicos National Museum located on Front Street in Cockburn Town, Grand Turk. The building, Guinep House, is an historical building whose frame was built from wood from local shipwrecks over 200 years ago. The guide will point to a large map of Turks and Caicos and ask which island you think we are on. Everyone in my party was wrong! The display items largely focus on found items from shipwrecks. There is also an area of the two-story building that focuses on space travel. John Glenn landed off the coast of Grand Turk in the 1960s. There is a large tribute to British Royalty acknowledging the times they have travelled to the island. There are ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on February 9, 2007

Turks and Caicos Museum
PO Box 188 Front Street

+649 946 2160