Bermuda Vacation 2011: Last Day in Paradise

What do you do when you have 24 hours left in paradise?  Do you just sit in one place and try to slow the clock or do you run at full speed and absorb all you can?  We just weren’t sure what to do.

We had a good rain overnight, the humidity was really high but the skies were clearing very nicely. So, all in all, it looked like a “go” day.

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Bermuda Vacation 2010: Day 9

Brock and I set out this morning for our walk.  Darin told us to stay off the Railway Trail so we hit to the streets and tribe roads.  Then we skipped over to South Shore, down to Chaplain Bay, then over to Horseshoe Beach….ahhhh!! For the first time in my life, I climbed up the large hill of rocks on the west end of the beach (the rocks you see above). The views were FANTASTIC!! So, I’m going to share them with you because…well, because I can!!

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Bermuda Vacation 2010: Day 5

When it rains…it pours.  When it pours, you get WET!  When you get wet, it’s very hard to remain jovial!

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Bermuda Vacation 2010: Day 3

What a sunrise!  The rain showers gave us a wonderful view as we walked to the 7:00 a.m. bus to Somerset.  Darin scooted down to the beach to catch a better view of the rain clouds painted from the sunrise.

Somerset Bridge: the smallest drawbridge in the world

Darin and Ian took the moped and met us at the Somerset Bridge.  Braeden, Brock and I took the bus as far as Somerset Bridge but Mom and the remaining kids kept riding until the Somerset Police Station. I don’t think there were any “legal” issues, it was just a convenient place to jump off and hit the Railway Trail so Mom could complete her GeoCaching adventures.

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Bermuda Vacation 2010: Day 2

I woke up this morning and said, “Who wants to go walking with me?” and the house was pretty silent!  But, Brock joined me for a trip east on the Railway Trail.

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Bermuda Vacation 2010: Day 1

Well, it’s officially Day 1…I woke up here, I ate all my meals here, I’m sleeping here…I’m HERE!!!

Darin, Jesse & Mom took off on the mopeds this morning to do some GeoCaching on the other end of the island.  Yes, Mom drove a moped…I wish I had a picture for you!

We got a late start this morning.  It just seemed to take a long time to find breakfast and chase all the ants away that had overtaken the kitchen cabinets.  Yes, living in paradise has it’s disadvantages…humidity, mold & mildew, ants.  I’ll suffer through it if I must. Continue reading