I love fresh produce in our diet aboard La Vie Dansante, but growing a garden underway presents a whole new set of challenges to any gardener, regardless of how green the thumb.
At first I wasn’t excited about stopping at the islands within the boundaries of the Exumas Land and Sea Park, which runs a significant length of the Exumas chain; but it’s a nature preserve and, therefore, a “no take” zone for fish, conch and lobster.
So, I wasn’t excited. It sounded pretty, which is nice, but you can’t eat pretty.
We planned to drop the hook in Alabaster Bay for two reasons – an abandoned US Navy base with a direct link to my military career and what were reportedly the most beautiful pink sand beaches in the Bahamas.