Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Snorkel Cruise

What a way to end vacation! We signed up for a “Snorkel and Conch Cruise” with Caicos Dream Tours, which is a four-hour snorkeling and lunch cruise around the waters of the Grace Bay area. A shuttle bus picked us up at our hotel at 8 a.m. and drove us to another resort, where we… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Snorkel Cruise

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Turks and Caicos: By Horseback

Another relaxing beach day lead to an exciting late-afternoon horseback ride through the clear, warm waters of the Blue Hills area of Providenciales. While it isn’t always easy leaving the beach “early,” the picture of riding horses in my mind made it a tad easier. We drove to Unique Tour’s horseback riding “area,” and missed… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: By Horseback

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Snorkeling Finds

The second full day here on the island of Providenciales was our designated “do nothing” day. However, Dad and I made sure we used our snorkel equipment before returning it, and boy, was it worth it! Dad and I drove back to Coral Gardens/Bight Reef at Princess National Park and to our enjoyment, we had… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Snorkeling Finds

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Turks and Caicos: Beach Hopping

The first day in Turks and Caicos took us all over the island. There are stunning beaches and vistas throughout the island, and with the use of the internet and recommendations from people around the resort, we set off to find them. Princess Alexandria National Park Our first stop of the day took us to… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Beach Hopping

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Turks and Caicos: Fish Fry Thursday

I have only been in Turks and Caicos for a few hours and I am already loving its vibe. After a short three-hour flight, getting a rental car (which you NEED if you plan to leave your resort) and grabbing lunch at the resort’s beachside eatery, we finally got to sit on the beach. My… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Fish Fry Thursday