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Sandpiper Inn, Abaco, The Bahamas
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Sandpiper Inn, Abaco, The Bahamas: Uncommon Envy

The Abaco Islands often star in my dreams about returning to The Bahamas. Lately, those dreams have centered on South Abaco and the Sandpiper Inn.
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Master Bedroom view from Gumbo Limbo Villa at Deep Water Cay, The Bahamas | SBPR
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Deep Water Cay View With A Room

This was my view at Deep Water Cay, a private island playground sitting in the shadow of McClean's Town at the far eastern edge of Grand Bahama Island.
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Stunning beauty, Exuma, The Bahamas | Credit: Colin Ruggiero
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The Joy of Solitude Among The Shallows in Exuma, The Bahamas

The joys of solitude are easily found among the 360+ islets, cays, and rocks that comprise the Exuma chain of The Bahamas.
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Black Point Regatta
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The Black Point Regatta β€”Β The Beauty, The Fun, and Especially The Ugly

A few years ago, I was lucky enough to catch much of the beauty and fun to be had at the Black Point Regatta. One thing I missed, and now desperately want to experience is perhaps the most uncommon aspect of the event: the ugly. Specifically, the "world famous" Ugly Man Contest.
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Shark Swimming In The Bahamas

Between the two of us, I think that Patrick and I would both agree that I am the more risk-averse. Even so, I've found myself fascinated lately with the prospect of living the reasonably thrilling experience of swimming with nurse sharks in The Bahamas.
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Grand view at Grand Isle, Exuma | SBPR
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Grand Isle Resort & Spa, Great Exuma: View With A Room

Morning coffee or tea, some fresh fruit, and a bagel on the balcony of my supremely spacious, 2,600 square-foot penthouse villa, the highest elevation along Emerald Bay in Great Exuma, proved an inspiring way to start the day. There was only one problem...
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Ultra-clear Exumas | Photo credit: Colin Ruggiero.
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Kicking Back In the Ultra-Clear Seas of The Exumas

A good 360 islands, islets, cays, and rocks lay scattered about this extraordinary corner of The Bahamas that is the Exumas, all of them sporting the same crystalline seas.
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Shark Swimming in Amberjack Reef, Exuma | Credit: Colin Ruggiero
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Get Wild With The Sharks of Amberjack Reef, Exuma

One of the top dive sites in the Exuma Islands of The Bahamas, Amberjack is a patch reef measuring about 50 feet in length that is ideal for all levels of divers.
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Queen's Staircase in Nassau, The Bahamas | Credit: Flickr user arctic_whirlwind
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Uncommon Photo-Op: Queen’s Staircase in Nassau, The Bahamas

For all of the outsized touristy glitz that has come to define Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas is actually a prime destination for history lovers keen on exploring African roots and the legacy of slavery in the West Indies.
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