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Wind dropped overnight so we could head for a bay in the tippy top of Carriacou, Grenada. Totally isolated it's an 800 meter walk-in through a national park. Anchorage only fits in a few boats.
We arrive and drop the Pick dead centre of the perfect bay.
Marred by a shack restaurant. Shortly after, an open boat with 3 locals comes in, glides past telling us about the restaurant. I'm not impressed as my dream cruiser spot is commercialised.
But no customers all day so I snorkel to the beach and make a dinner reservation.
The photos tell the story of our night. The night we dream about before we buy the boat, give up our jobs, sell the house... The Cruising Dream.
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Spending your moola with the locals is the way to go.
They must be really suffering with covid.
Suggest you go back again.
But you have already decided that haven't you.

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jealous, enjoy.
 

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Great photos and story. You are off the beaten path of tourist traps. Beautiful spot. Yeah, you paid your dues but i am still jealous as hell.. Thanks for sharing.
 

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A zillion years ago (it feels) I was on North Andros island, Bahamas, and staying ashore in a grossly rundown old, half working, resort, for a night or two. For those that have been to the out islands, you know the type. Practically abandon, poorly maintained, but the air conditioning and hot water work enough of the time to be a nice break (literally not all day).

The four of us may have been the only tourists on the island (or close). While having morning coffee, a young woman approaches us and asks if we’d like to come to dinner at their local “restaurant”. We agreed, to which she then asked what we wanted and we deferred to her recommendation. Her husband went out and caught the conch and lobster that afternoon to grill, with salad, veg, potatoes, etc. $15 per person. The “restaurant“ was a blown out concrete building with no windows or doors. One of the best meals I’ve had and this couple was working hard. $60 for food, but they also had a cooler with beer. We stayed for hours and drank every single beer they had in the cooler and ran up a $300 beer tab. I think they retired. Loved every minute.
 

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Great spot. We stopped there on our cruise down from St. Lucia in Feb 2020. Nice hikes. Glad the restaurant is still there and the locals are still smiling.
 
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