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JUN 2019

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2800 Cumberland Boulevard I Smyrna, Georgia 30080 (770) 434-4367 I cumberlanddiamond.com Showroom Hours: Sunday and Monday Closed • Tuesday and Thursday 10 am - 8 pm Wednesday and Friday 10 am- 6 pm • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm Pearl and Morganite – • Cu t t i n g th ro u gh • – G e o r ge t own W e are making our way south through the Exumas at a leisurely pace. This is an incredibly beautiful part of the world, and the weather has been ideal. Yesterday, we dropped anchor at Bitter Guana Cay en route to our overnight anchorage so we could spend some time mingling with the wild iguanas that inhabit the island. When you arrive, several of the prehistoric-looking creatures take careful notice of your landing. Some amble up to you, and a few fake an outright bum's rush. Some of these lizards are over four feet long, so it commands your attention. But these reptiles are content with eating vegetation and saving hisses and aggressive snaps for each other when one gets too close to another's "street corner." We took Romaine lettuce and some bits of apple for them, and they were not at all shy about getting it. There are also some very scenic cli‚s that might not match the White Cli‚s of Dover, but they don't seem like such a bad substitute when you're this side of the Atlantic. After visiting the iguanas, we anchored for a few days at Black Point, which is a small town with an excellent laundry facility and a few authentically Bahamian restaurants. We enjoyed the food – conch! Lots of conch! But also lots of BBQ ribs, surprisingly. One of our meals was sitting at little desks at the elementary school, eating a rib plate with homemade sides as part of a fundraiser for the school. Good food and a good cause! The nicest encounter we had was with a couple we met at the laundromat, Charlie and Michelle from Rascal. They've been at this cruising thing for a few years now, and were patient in answering a lot of our questions. They were particularly helpful in calming me down about our passage to George Town. Here's why: At that point in our travels, we had been working our way south

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