Drink Fresh Juice Straight From a Coconut

We were in Grand Cayman patiently waiting in line for our Swimming with Stingray, Hell & Turtle Farm excursion to begin when “The Coconut Man” wheeled in his shopping cart and plastic garbage can filled with coconuts. He was selling fresh coconut juice. I had definitely partook in consuming coconut milk when dabbling in Thai […]

By |April 27th, 2011|Categories: BY DESTINATION., Caribbean, Cayman Islands, EAT.|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

The Grand Cayman Turtle Farm

The actual goal on my Bucket List is to “Watch Turtles Hatch & Run for the Ocean” and this was kind of close…sort of…ok, not really. But, it was really cool and a new experience so that warrants at least a mention. Our recent Swimming with the Stingray excursion included a trip to the Cayman Turtle […]

By |April 25th, 2011|Categories: BY DESTINATION., Caribbean, Cayman Islands|Tags: , |14 Comments

Photo: The Town of Hell in Grand Caymen

 

Been to Hell
Hell, Grand Cayman
The town of Hell is a tourist attraction for many visitors who are going to Swim with Stingrays in Grand Cayman. It is made up of these short, black limestone formations.

By |April 20th, 2011|Categories: BY DESTINATION., Caribbean, Cayman Islands|Tags: , |6 Comments

Eat Raw Conch in Grand Cayman

As I was drying myself off after the adventure of swimming with stingrays in the Grand Cayman, our guides started another spectacular show, this time from inside of the boat. They were huddled in the corner cleaning several raw conch that had caught while we were preoccupied with rays.

Conch is a term used to describe over sixty species […]

By |April 18th, 2011|Categories: BY DESTINATION., Caribbean, Cayman Islands, UNUSUAL.|Tags: , |7 Comments

Swim with Stingrays in Grand Caymen

Swimming with Stingrays has gotten a bad rap ever since the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, was killed by being pierced in the chest by the tail of this amazing creature.

It’s a one-in-a-million fluke, but it does happen and that was enough to scare the bejesus out of me. But, apparently, not enough.

I booked the “Stingray Sandbar, Hell […]