Roatan, Port Royal, still on the boat


Today we moved again. Again I expected to sail on to the next island but again we just motored a short way. We are in Port Royal, anchored out at a buoy kindly put out by the owners of Mango Creek Lodge here in Port Royal. It is their beautiful, colorful over-the-water cabanas we face.

I knew about Mango Creek Lodge from Lori, who told me and said it is a nice courtesy to go on land as soon as we get there and say hello to the owners. I told this to the family as we pulled in and tired up to the buoy. And they did go in.

While I was cleaning up below, they quietly dropped the dingy and headed ashore. I came up and looked at them, hands up to ask “what…” No reply. how long would they be ashore? Why wasn’t I allowed to come? Where we’re they going? Would they be shopping, because I’d like to buy food. I knew nothing. But now this was two times I was left stranded and I was not comfortable.

Anyway, this was my view of Mango Creek Lodge. It looked warm and inviting.

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