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The Voyage Continues!

Happy Holidays, Everyone!

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Wednesday, December 16 to Thursday, December 24, 2015

Before we head home for Christmas, we organize a holiday cocktail hour and potluck with the other boaters, and we get out for one more snorkeling trip with Brian and Cassy (Miss Informed). In the morning, we take the dinghies just outside of the Hope Town harbour where the Sea of Abaco meets the ocean. Great snorkeling! There is some nice coral there and lots of fish. Lovely!

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Hope Town is decked out for the holidays! Photo by Miss Informed.

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Silver Maple with her Christmas lights on.

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Cocktail hour with other boaters at the Hope Town Inn and Marina.

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Brian and Randy swimming above the reef. Photo courtesy of Miss Informed.

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Beautiful coral and fish snorkeling just outside the Hope Town harbour. Photo taken by Miss Informed.

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Our ferry ready to leave Hope Town for Marsh Harbour. From there we take a taxi to Treasure Cay Airport to catch our flight to Ft. Lauderdale.

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Randy on the ferry and ready to go!

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The bar at the Treasure Cay Airport must be one of the best airport bars in the world.

When we arrive home in Canada, we have a snowy drive home. Normally, this isn’t anything to write about, but this year everyone had been telling us how warm its been and that there was no snow. We think they were pulling our leg!!

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Snowy drive home when we reach Canada.

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What we wake up to the morning after we arrive.

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Leo loves the snow and is happy to be home.

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Lake looks cold, but not frozen over. Very unusual.

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We are all ready for Christmas!

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Leo wants to open his presents now!

Since we’ve been home, we have had lots of rain so the snow is all gone. Today, Christmas Eve, it is sunny and warm. Randy and Jackson took Leo out for a hike through the bush for an hour. Definitely the nicest Christmas Eve weather any of us can remember.

Merry Christmas to all and all the best in 2016!   Cheers!

 

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