After all May 27th 2012 Hello folks. When we started our trip in 2009 a good friend said something to the effect of, "Don't spend too much time reporting back home. Just enjoy yourselves." Guess we're there now. Sorry for neglecting our 'blogligations'. The first part of this year has slipped by in sunny, tropical way.
Thanks to finding a peaceful marina at Bahama Bay by Xanadu Beach, we've been f ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Bahamas » Grand Bahama » Freeport Arawak Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in ... ... read more
With a crew of 3, Frank, Chris and Ginger Bear, MELODEON left Fraser Park Marina in Trenton, Ontario, Canada in 2009. Like many aquatic snowbirds heading south, MELODEON voyaged through the Erie Canal, the Hudson River, the Atlantic ocean and the Intercoastal Waterway until reaching sunnier shores in Florida and the Bahamas . 2011-12 is MELODEON's third cruising season, with the last two trips spent lingering in the sparkling waters and peaceful havens of Grand Bahama Island.... full info