It was tempting to stay on Mystique for the New Year to maybe see a
We opted for the peace of the Tobago
Cays...away from the civilization and fireworks as we start 2008.
These small sandy islands is behind a large
horseshoe reef as the only protection from the Atlantic. Despite high and
unexpected winds of to 25 knots, plenty of boats had the same idea
and found still great protection behind the reef from the mighty Atlantic
waves. The wind still created choppy waters inside so it has taken a few
days for the clear, incredibly turquise water to return. Snorkling here is
a guaranteed turtle meeting and among the best in the
Elin with the 'famous' Petit Tabac island (to the
right) where Jack Sparrow comes in Pirates of the Caribbean.
We celebrated New Year's Eve on Regina (given the
largest cockpit) filling up with new friends from three other Norwegian boats.
Kids, teens, parents, grand parents, and newly weds in a happy gang of 23!
Who needs fireworks when we have fog horns and outdated safety