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Cruise Ship stopping in Harbour Island in March
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Posted by:Mar 19th 2008, 04:38:13 am
kristiThanks Smitty - that was very kind of you to say.
Posted by:Mar 18th 2008, 07:22:19 am
smittyMSHILLS- Thank you for the compliment,I'm very flattered that you thought my post amusing and am greatly relieved I at last put a smile on your face.
As far as Kristi goes, you're an easy smile girl, a real pleasure to know.
Posted by:Mar 18th 2008, 05:34:03 am
kristiSmitty - that is too funny!
Posted by:Mar 17th 2008, 06:29:35 pm
MSHillslol smitty - first time i've ever thought you were funny! That's a good one!
Posted by:Mar 17th 2008, 03:23:13 pm
smitty...and they've been to sea and haven't seen a woman for 3 years.
Posted by:Mar 17th 2008, 03:15:50 pm
smittyI don't know if it's huge or not, Kristi, but I hear it holds 90 aircraft and 5000 sailors.
Posted by:Mar 17th 2008, 02:41:06 pm
kristiis it huge?
Posted by:Mar 17th 2008, 09:56:31 am
KifGratefully, the ship is at the government dock.
Posted by:Mar 13th 2008, 10:00:53 am
KifConsider and compare this to a 300-passenger Bohengy.
Posted by:Mar 13th 2008, 06:55:33 am
snowyNow I'm really glad I can't make it to H.I. this year...
Posted by:Mar 13th 2008, 02:20:57 am
BrilandkidThe ministry need for Greed awake again. cut off your nose to spite your face. better yet kill the goose that laid the golden egg, chop, chop. Greedy sorry hess.O.Bees.
Posted by:Mar 12th 2008, 08:42:24 pm
BonefishReminder !! 60 hours and counting.....100+ people storming Harbour Islands beach from the sea on March 16, 2008.....Remember June 6, 1944 ...D-Day ... April 17, 1961....Bay of Pigs....cause your beach will look similar. Board up your beach houses and close your restaurants....they're coming.
Seriously, someone stop Harbour Island from turning into a carnival. Stop the madness !!

http://www.accl-smallships.com/Cruise_Details.cfm?Cruise_ID=3

Grande Mariner
Length: 183'
Beam: 40'
Draft: 6'6"
Passenger Capacity: 100
Passenger Cabins: 50
Built By: Blount Industries, Inc., Warren, Rhode Island
Commissioned: 1998

MAR 16 DEPART: SPANISH WELLS, ST. GEORGE'S CAY 0700
ARRIVE: HARBOUR ISLAND 1200

MAR 17 DEPART: HARBOUR ISLAND 1000
ARRIVE: GOVERNOR'S HARBOUR, ELEUTHERA 1730


You will stop at SPANISH WELLS, a village community which got its name from the Spaniards who came ashore here to replenish their fresh water supplies. Next are HARBOUR ISLAND and ELEUTHERA, famous for pink sand beaches and pastel-painted houses.
Posted by:Dec 1st 2007, 10:19:59 pm
KimberlyBahamians and guests alike complained the first time a cruise ship showed up on the beach without warning. We don't have the infrastructure in place to host 300 unexpected guests on the beach. If Nassau were to work more closely with the Out Islands, such "surprises" wouldn't occur.
Posted by:Dec 1st 2007, 06:55:47 pm
Up Da TrakDon't criticize until you can make our situation better......
Posted by:Dec 1st 2007, 06:51:54 pm
Up Da Trakare you'll Bahamian, or are you'll helping the job situation on the island to be criticizing MOT for their effort on trying to promote our island......
Posted by:Nov 29th 2007, 11:34:16 am
KimberlyDifferent cruise company, same Ministry of Tourism in Nassau ;-).
Posted by:Nov 29th 2007, 10:37:38 am
smittyI could stop by with my tuba and violin..
Posted by:Nov 29th 2007, 08:58:48 am
Tuck ShopIs this the same company that anchored a boat south beyond the reef and ferried people into the beach a couple of years ago???

Posted by:Nov 28th 2007, 08:39:12 pm
KimberlyWe could celebrate Guy Fawkes Day early, and have tons of burning effigies on the beach to greet our visitors ;-)???

Have the Whit Monday picnic celebrations early, and have the entire all-age school greet the cruise ship in song?

Kimberly
Posted by:Nov 28th 2007, 07:23:44 pm
Bonefishhttp://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,232221.shtml

http://www.accl-smallships.com/2008_Catalog.pdf

The Bahamian Out Islands (March 14, 2008) 11-night cruise features visits to Harbour Island's famous pink sand beaches and pastel-painted houses, Staniel Cay known for "Thunderball Grotto" of Bond film fame, along with Warderick Wells Cay, the most popular cay in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, offering four miles of trails leading to rare plants, caves and wells.

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