Abaco Journals

The Abacos - Water, Water, Everywhere

A June 2001 trip to Abaco by Hey, Jude

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Quote: I have always wanted to charter a sailboat and island-hop in the Carribean, but my low sailing ability combined with my low budget put this dream out of reach. Then I heard about the Abacos where you can rent a motorboat and make day trips to neighboring cays.

The Abacos - Water, Water, Everywhere

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Overview

Idyllic Atlantic Beach Photo, Abaco, Bahamas
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The highlights of our trip included: Abandoning our car (and rush hour traffic) for a week and taking a boat to dinner; snorkling on the reef at Fowl Cay Reserve - our sighting of a Spotted Eagle Ray here was a special treat; buying fresh baked bread at Vernon's Grocery Store in Hopetown; going to the Wild Boar Roast at Nipper's on Great Guana Cay on Sunday, eating conch fritters and drinking cold beer; listening to the morning cruiser's radio show on the VHF radio every day; SCUBA diving on the reef at Pelican Cay Reserve,touring the lighthouse in Hopetown on Elbow Cay; drinking rum drinks and watching a lightning show in the distance.Quick Tips: Almost everything is more expensive in the Ba...Read More

Cracker P's Bar and Grill

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Restaurant | "Cracker P's"

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Cracker P's in located on a small island called Lubber's Quarters Cay. It is located directly across from Tahiti Beach on the south end of Elbow Cay. Cracker P's is an open-air bar/restaurant with great grilled food. Their menu includes fresh fish, conch, shrimp, chicken, and steak, so there is something for everyone. If you are hungry, order an entree. Each entree comes with a choice of two side dishes: Grandma's Baked Beans (delicious), macaroni and cheese (a spicy Bahamian specialty worlds away from Kraft), grilled vegetables, cole slaw, or the potato of the day. If you want to sample several things, many of the entrees are available in appetizer size, along with Cracker Conch, a delic...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 6, 2001

Cracker P's Bar and Grill
Lubbers Quarters
Abaco, Bahamas