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Freeport, GBI

A May 2007 trip to Freeport by Blackhat72

Pelican Bay Photo, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas More Photos
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Pelican Bay Photo, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
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I've been to Freeport twice in the last 45 days on business. Because of this, I've had the opportunity to see more than the average tourist and have had the chance to meet "regular" people. So far, I've found very few who weren't helpful and accommodating.GBI is one of the more industrialized islands in the Bahamas. The area west of Freeport near the main harbor is home to a major oil terminal and several chemical plants. The harbor itself is very busy with incoming shipping and transloads from around the world. East of town is a major oil terminal that can be seen on the south side of the road as you travel east.On both trips I've stayed at the Pelican Bay hotel. It's a deli...Read More