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Cayman Islands

Today our cruise took us to the Cayman Islands (actually Grand Cayman). We were supposed to arrive at the Georgetown port, but the harbor master closed the port due to high waves and wind. Apparently the tenders would not have made it. We docked at Spots Bay instead. We made it to our island tour a few hours later than initially planned, but we still had a great time. Our first stop was the Tortuga Run Factory. I wasn't too excited about this stop, but I did take a picture of a pirate statue. Our guide took us to a few places that were not listed on our tour. The first was a t-shirt factory. We watched them make t-shirts and then had the opportunity to purchase some...of course. Our next stop was the Cayman Turtle Farm. I have some good pictures of Gabe holding a sea turtle. It was a fun place to visit. They release 10% of their turtles into the sea every year. They also sell turtle meat...no, we didn't try any. They are the only farm that raises the green sea turtle, which is an endangered species. Our next stop was a town called "Hell". Apparently someone thought that the rock formation resembled what hell would look like. We stopped off on a beach. I also saw where part of "The Firm" was filmed. I have always wanted to go to Georgetown after reading the book. We came back and had dinner with Andy and Jennifer (very nice people that we met on the cruise) and watched Karaoke. Neither Gabe nor I have tried it yet.