Hello everyone, back at my 2nd home 🙂    Busy trip this time around as I have a friend visiting with me so I’m playing tour guide AND I’m here for the Americas Cup racing so I’m on the move much of the day.   As a result not a ton of time to edit photos but I will try and get a few up each day and then make an effort to properly go through them at home on a more powerful computer.

The first full day on the island was a sightseeing and rece day to figure out what the full story was in regards to the AC event.   Where can you drive, good viewing locations etc etc…   We drove westward stopping to look at the beaches and sights and then made it down to dockyard where we were able to walk near the AC village and check out the sights.   Later in the trip we plan to go inside and check out all the facilities and the boats up close.  But here are a few shots as they sat near the docks.

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Team Japan
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Sweden and New Zealand
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Some of the Super Yachts

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Team GBR
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The former HMS Malabar mess that was restored.
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Entrance to the AC Village

After the rece, now we know where to go later in the week, we headed off for a dip in the ocean and then back to the house.   Then I was off to meet up with a friend of mine here on the island who has access to a small plane.  He was amazing enough to take me up for a flight around the island.   I have hundreds of photos to go through and he mounted a gopro on the wing tip so eventually I will have a cool video to show as well.   Here are a few of the shots I took yesterday through a small opening in the window.

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South Shore
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Astwood Cove
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Some of the reefs on the south shore
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Horseshoe Bay
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Gibbs Hill Lighthouse
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Looking down the south shore.
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Elly’s Harbour
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West End Bermuda, visible is dockyard and the AC village
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Daniel’s Head, former site of CFS Bermuda
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Mangrove Bay, Somerset
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The AC Village

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Cruise Ship at the Royal Navy Dockyard
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Super Yachts at the AC
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Tuckers Town
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My Ride.  A Cessna 172M
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A terrible selfie but a happy rider!

As I said, lots more photos to come 🙂  But having a great time back on the island!