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Shelby   

It looks so lovely and relaxing. Thanks for taking us with you :) 

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23 hours ago, KennethT said:

My wife and I were there for a long weekend in October, 2014....  a hurricane arrived shortly after we did!

 

Ha that happened to us too, in 2011 I think.  We were the last plane to land before the storm caused the airport to close.  It was wild when we got up the next morning: our room faced the harbor and it did not seem like anything was happening.  Then we went to the ocean side of the hotel and the wind and waves were crazy!  Luckily the storm blew out quickly and the rest of our vacation was lovely.

 

Light photos from yesterday.  We walked on the beach trail down to my favorite beach, Warwick Long Bay, with the intention of coming back up on the road and having lunch at the South Shore Swizzle Inn.

 

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Unfortunately we ended up walking in the wrong direction and ended up back at our resort haha.  Grilled shrimp wrap from the Beach Cabana:

 

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Dinner was at the Waterlot Inn, one of the oldest restaurants on the island.  It's been around in some form or another since 1610.  We shared a tart made of local Bermuda onions for our starter.  

 

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For mains I got the fish sampler, which was tuna, salmon, and grouper.  My husband had a waygu steak.  This is an a la carte restaurant so for sides we shared some sautéed spinach and truffled mac and cheese.  Too full for dessert, though they did give us some chocolate covered sea salt caramels.  They are in the fridge for later.

 

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Everything was tasty but don't go here if you are on a budget.  The bill was punishingly expensive.

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A morning spent hiking around and up to the top of a lighthouse earned us a nice lunch.  Lighthouse view

 

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We walked over to a nearby hotel for lunch.  The Reefs

 

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Drinks, because hiking earns drinks in my world

 

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Conch fritters

 

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Snapper sandwich

 

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Mahi tacos

 

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View from our table

 

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Dinner was a return to the Ocean Club

 

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Calamari

 

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Rockfish with banana

 

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Rockfish with lavender thyme lava salt

 

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Lobster

 

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Mini ice cream cones

 

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Last meal.  Early lunch at Jasmine.  Restaurant view

 

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Mahi sandwich with guacamole

 

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Bermuda codfish sandwich with curry sauce and avocado on hot cross bun

 

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The end

 

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sartoric   

Thanks for the ride, it all looks delicious, and you took delightful photos :)

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Smithy   

Oh, you go to lovely places!  Thank you for taking us along and sharing the food - visually, at least.  :B

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I'm in Bermuda for a quick vacation.  We are staying at the Southampton Princess.  Here's the view from our room.

 

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A quick bite in the Jasmine Lounge, tuna on masa rounds  with some sort of spicy slaw

 

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We had dinner at the Ocean Club.  Our table view 

 

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Drinks

 

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Warm rolls

 

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Wahoo seveche

 

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It's lobster season, so husband got the grilled lobster special

 

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I had a grilled seafood assortment of wahoo, shrimp, scallops, and calamari

 

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we shared some spinach

 

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and the hotel sent us a complimentary dessert of mini pina colada ice cream cones

 

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KennethT   

I was worried that Bermuda was affected by some of the recent hurricanes, but it certainly looks fine in your photos!

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@liamsaunt  Oh, what lovely memories you are bringing back.  Mr. Kim and I were there back in the late 1980’s.  The trip was a gift from his mother celebrating him attaining his Master’s.  We adored it!  We were still broke from graduate school and so we did everything on a budget!  I’ve never met such lovely people.  We still order the sherry pepper sauce to make the fish chowder we loved at the Hog Penny. It was our first trip out of the US and we were told by another couple (who had started their Bermuda trips with their honeymoon in the 1950's) that we had done things in the wrong order.  Coming to Bermuda first would ruin us for the other islands - we'd never be satisfied with them.  It was true!  Thank you for sharing!

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