Allans aliens 1/28/14

Allans aliens 1/28/14

We pulled anchor at 8 and headed for Allen’s Cay. Got mom up to see to the Nassau shores as we left. It was a short sail to Allan’s Cay with anchor down at 3:20. On the sail over we were in 19′ of water and it is so clean you could see the starfish on the bottom. We had to dodge a few coral heads on the way.

I ain't afraid of no alien lizard

I ain’t afraid of no alien lizard

The largest native animal in the Bahamas

The largest native animal in the Bahamas

Drug transport C46 sunken in Normans Cay Inlet.
Drug transport C46 sunken in Normans Cay Inlet.

Allan’s is famous for the inhabitants of the island which are iguana’s. Allans iguana’s are the largest native “animal” to the Bahamas. They are Very large and love grapes. They scurry up looking for a handout as they are regularly visited by tourist boats from Nassau. Mom, Gary and I had a blast feeding these lizards.

Brave hunters in black rubber clothes...huh?

Brave hunters in black rubber clothes…huh?

Gary met up with friends from “Outrageous.” Rick offered to take Gary “HUNTING” spear fishing for lobster, crab, grouper and conch. They were able to spear one lobster, crab and one conch, was a good day.

Escapade arrived arrived the day after us. We were able to visit over the days we spent here.

From here to went to Normans Cay

Normans is famous for the drug Lords who owned the island, George Jung, who is now serving his time in prision.

THERE IS A PLANE Crashed in the shallow waters here and snorkeling around it IS done By all. We dinghied TO SHORE AND WALKED the beach and the SMALL road TO the airstrip on island. There are SEVERAL Buildings still STANDING FROM The days of the drug smugglers. Pretty cool. Had to RENT THE MOVIE “Blow” just to see the mention of the islands name by Brad Pitt.

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