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Old July 24th, 2007, 12:21 PM
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There's a pretty little square at Port Lucaya behind the straw markets that is called Count Basie Square. I forget if he lived there, or just played there, but it's pretty and there are a couple of little restaurants there to try.

We took the cab to Port Lucaya (and I'm pretty sure no boats leave from the pier -it will most likely be Port Lucaya), walked around the straw markets, (small and MUCH better than the big one in Nassau) went to the beach for a little while, ate and went back to the ship.

Freeport, without an excursion, is a stop I'm not crazy about. Last time I was there we stayed on the ship, but I ALWAYS get off when I visit a new port.

I've learned that what some people hate, I love, so I don't take any chances - I have to see for myself.


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