It is now February 2014 and The Fox has been cruising the Bahamas since our arrival on January 15, 2014. This is actually our second cruise through the Bahamas; we were here for the first time from November 2011 through the first week of February, 2012. I had avoided blogging about our first trip to these islands because I knew we would return and I wanted to compare the 2 voyages to each other. I also wanted to avoid writing about an especially bad experience I had here, the first time. That bad experience has now been negated. So, here goes:
We entered the Bahamas on our first voyage in November 2011, at Rock Sound on Eleuthera Island, about 75 miles due east of Nassau. Rock Sound is an official port of entry, with both Customs and Immigration officials whose job includes checking pleasure vessels into the country. The Rock Sound office is difficult for first-timers to locate, as it is concealed from view from the water and even from their own dock. I regret having worked so hard to find them.