Originally Posted by gingcruise
Oh, no. Not very encouraging seeing this post. Yikes! Coming from someone who's a newbee cruiser.
Never heard of a kidnapping, but anything, anywhere, is possible. Your own local news is a wake up call.
Some Islands are less civil if you wander away from the port, best to stay with someone anyway.
If you've never been to Nassau, and go thru the building, you'll be bombarded with many people trying to get you to book thru them, just say no, or keep walking. Same for the straw market.