Monday, October 20, 2014

Part One: A Celebrity of the Most Unusual Kind

Guess who I met on the picturesque island of Abaco?  Oh, shucks. I'll give you a hint. She's a celebrity of the most unusual kind!


If you don't already know, Abaco is a 35 minute flight from Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas. Flying there, it's hard not to appreciate the various shades of blue-greens smiling up from the great sea below. The sight of it made me almost ask, "Are we there yet?" I even took a moment to thank The Creator for coloring our world with such beauty. 

Before meeting the unexpected celebrity, days were spent at a luxurious oceanfront home in Bahama Palm Shores. Do I need to say - Breathtaking? When I looked down the angled cliff, I stared in amazement at a beach completely void of people. The writer in me smiled at the idyllic, peaceful scene.


From there, a 40 minute car ride took me back in time - to Cherokee Sound, a small tucked-away settlement. Trust me - if you aren't looking for it, chances are you won't find it!

At the entrance to Cherokee, a sign requests all visitors to park and walk. On foot, I followed a narrow path which weaved around the tidy settlement. I found the cottages modest and sweet; colorful and joyous; filled with ultra friendly people.



The famous Long Dock stands near the entrance of Cherokee, while two other docks are towards the rear of the settlement. I met my most unusual celebrity at the dock.

Here she is:


Yep, that's her and does she have a story to tell! It's too much to get into now, so come back for Part Two of: A Celebrity of the Most Unusual Kind.


3 comments:

  1. What a beautiful place! And so beautifully described, Jeralyn, with lovely photos.

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  2. Cherokee sounds like an ideal setting for peace and quiet. Looking forward to reading more about that creature in the water!

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  3. Thank you Fay and Kathy for your comments.

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