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January 6th 2008
Published: January 11th 2008
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...with coconut in hand
The adventures finally begin when the weather cleared and we motored over to Sea Spray Marina in Elbow Cay, south of Hope Town. Golf carts, rocky roads, perfect weather and plenty of terrain combined with a little Kalik (Bahamian Beer) and two 7 year old minds, created plenty of mischief. We explored the island up to Hope Town, where we ate and drank at Harbours Edge and Capt'n Jack's and down to Tahiti Beach for more coconuts, and even ran into someone from Hank's Boy Scouts Troop, David. David and about 8 of his UNC friends showed us to a chill little lunch spot on Little Harbour island, called Pete's Pub. We ate, we drank and we explored ruins and coconut trees on another island near by. The next day, we decided to test our hand at surfing one of the local breaks, Garbanzos, just south of the infamous Abaco Inn. After a treacherous walk/paddle out, we met a few locals, Ben, who lived in Marsh Harbour and an animated older gentleman named Rudd. Two hours of surfing and we decided to watch as the whole island gathered to have a competition. We watched the Bahamian grommets go at it barefoot
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from the street
(I tip toed with my fins on), then went to try some spear fishing at Tahiti Beach. We retired early again (8pm) to get ready to venture down to Nassau to pick up our lady friends the next day.

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Inside Pete's PubInside Pete's Pub
Inside Pete's Pub

One of the UNC fellas, in front of a local crack dealer, showin his goods
Lunch at Pete's PubLunch at Pete's Pub
Lunch at Pete's Pub

Delicious Tuna, BBQ chicken, rice and peas and a few Kaliks put a hush over the whole group
Cart'n around with the Capt'nCart'n around with the Capt'n
Cart'n around with the Capt'n

Cans of Kalik fit well into the cart's cup holders
The Baby JesusThe Baby Jesus
The Baby Jesus

...on top of the concrete ruins of an old island home
Garbonzos Surf CompetitionGarbonzos Surf Competition
Garbonzos Surf Competition

3 local grommets waiting to paddle out into the chest high surf
Spear Fishing at Tahiti BeachSpear Fishing at Tahiti Beach
Spear Fishing at Tahiti Beach

Capt'n Hank trying to sneeek up on a fish or 2, to no avail

11th January 2008

Hey man looks like yall are having way too much fun im ubber jealous. As far as the gift ideas just find a cool tshirt or maby a tasty rum hehe. enjoy your sunshine, Pete
29th March 2008

missing abaco
i think i met you guys down there at petes pub. what a cool community. i had to leave for san diego just when spring break 08 was in full swing. Garbonzo reef is a great surf break and im not suprised you saw my buddy ben out there. a fellow boat captain and a helluva good guy and dedicated abaco surfer. p.s. i hope Louisville beats UNC tonight in Charlotte!

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