Chasing the swimming pigs in the Bahamas

  The first time I heard about the Bahamas swimming pigs years ago, I did not exactly jump up and down or thought that I would ever visit the famous pig island in the Great Exumas. I grew up in neighborhoods where people raised pigs for a living while making the lives of people in the neighborhood a living hell with the smell and noise. In college, my landlord raised pigs and every…

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Visit to the Thunderball Grotto

  I first fell in love with the Thunderball Grotto back in the late 1990s when I first watched the James Bond spy film "Thunderball." In my mind then, it was just another fantasy location way beyond my reach. Never in my wildest dreams or imagination did I ever think I would set foot in the area. I mean not literally set foot, but sail around it. The Thunderball Grotto is located just…

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The Exuma Cays from above

The Exuma Cays in the Bahamas boasts of flawless, foot-print free white beaches and sapphire-blue water everywhere, an exotic spread of 365 cays and islands just a few minutes off Nassau by plane. The Exuma Cays is divided into three major areas-- the Great Exuma, Little Exuma, and the Exuma Cays. Seeing it from an airplane window adds to the excitement that you can actually check out the different cays and islands for…

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