honeymoonin'

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The feel of a cool ocean breeze on your skin. The sand between your toes. The taste of a pina colada [heavy on the rum] on your lips, sweet and refreshing. The sound of the waves, slowly crashing at your feet. The sun, soaking in to your skin as you shut your eyes and doze off on your beach chair.

Ah, life in the Bahamas.


We were welcomed in to our Emerald Bay Honeymoon Suite with champagne, flowers and a breathtaking view. A full week spent being awoken by the sun, slowly creeping in the shutters. Coffee on the patio, overlooking the bright turquoise water. Days on the beach, drinks in hand, basking in complete relaxation. Nights spent dressing up for romantic sunset dinners, sipping wine...simply enjoying each other and no one else.


In one day, we boated across clear, shallow waters, swam with pigs, fed iguanas, got a shower via blow hole, snorkeled above endangered coral, spotted a baby barracuda and hiked to the top of an island for a 360 degree view. It was worth every penny.





Another day, we visited Exuma's historical sites, swung by the Tropic of Cancer, and posted up at Santana's Bar & Grill for lunch. The best meal of the trip: fresh caught lobster and conch, with Ma's vanilla rum cake for desert. Holy taste buds.


Santana's is not only delicious, it's also almost-famous. You see, it was the meeting spot for the cast of Pirates of the Caribbean. Johnny, Orlando, Keira and the others would hop on boats in front of the restaurant that whisked them away to smaller nearby islands where they filmed scenes for the movie. After a day's work, they'd return and enjoy dinner with a view....this view.


Honeymoonin' is nothing short of wonderful. I highly recommend it. Married life is even better.

More pictures and videos coming to the Facebook world soon, courtesy of GoPro Hero 4.

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