Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Breezy Briny beauty

Anyone ready

for some salt therapy?

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Harbour Island a 3mile long stretch of pink sand in the Bahamas…

is rife with colonial architecture.

colorful cottages at every turn...

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Tropical flowers dripping off picket fences

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turquoise vistas

crystalline salt-worn cottages

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One of these sweet little beauties

named

“Beside the point”...

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Is most certainly calling my name…

yes indeedy

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This

Charming 200 year old restored cottage

once sheltered pirates…and their booty.

Previous owners found gold bullions hidden in the ceiling

and 300 year old sailing equipment in the basement

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Salt air cures everything...

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…so they say

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Who’s up for seeing if it is true?

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Anyone?

Rent this little salt encrusted delectable morsel

here

I’m already packed…

Toothbrush. Check

Bathing suit. Check

good to go.

42 comments:

Isabella & Max Rooms said...

Oh wonderful. This looks like a great choice for our next vacation!
Janell

Melissa said...

Bring it on!!

And why is it that I've never found anything even close to gold bullions hidden in the ceiling of my house?!

Ivy Lane said...

I am READY!

erin said...

oh i'm there already!! super love.

Karen Deborah said...

Woman you DO know how to live!

Julie@beingRUBY said...

How fantastic.. why oh why am i on the other side of the world.. been dreaming about an island vacation and i think this beautiful post has pushed me over the edge.. haha .. have a great week..

Jane said...

I'm booking my tickets now! Love the clam shell sinks!!!
Jane (artfully graced)

Jenny said...

I am soooo READY. Now this get away is for adults only, right?

Jessica said...

I think I need to go there! I believe that the salt air does cure everything.

La Dolfina said...

What a fabulous idea for a vacation!
You should be a travel agent!
I would love to go and rent a cottage one day. Beautiful post...
When do you leave?

Deborah said...

**sigh** But ya gotta guard your booty!

ashlina said...

um YES!....i am making that pic with the bikes my screensaver. i love it!

:)

Karena said...

So ready for a getaway!! Beautiful setting!

Karena
Art by Karena

Maya said...

Fab homes -so relaxed and cheerful.

anita said...

life on the relaxed side .. looks good to me :)

for the love of a house said...

Love all the colors! So fresh.
And love the shells used for basins! Mine is still packed away and I miss it;)
joan

Nikki said...

I am craving sun, and salt! Beautiful colors. Looks like I'll need a bike to ride around ;)

A Country Farmhouse said...

Me, I'm ready!!!!! The thought of sitting by the sea with warm toes and the smell of the sweet salty air sounds just about perfect. Trina

Helen said...

Oh, take me away ............

Ashley Schott said...

Gorgeous photos!! What a beautiful place:) I wanna goooooo!

Erin said...

I LOVE “Beside the Point"!!! It would be a dream come true to visit. Thanks for the escape!

Fifi Flowers said...

Ooooh looks like a FAB place to rent!!!

Buccaneers and Ball Gowns said...

Ooh boy, count me in! I am dying for a little salt therapy, and that place looks perfect!

Bumpkin on a Swing said...

I have seen this place before. I love Harbour Island, flew down a time of two when the Captain had charters out of the port there. Salt therapy, love that!

sinnlighet said...

Thank you for your comments on my blog, they always makes me soo happy.

Your blog is, as usual, full of inspiration and I want to wish you a Happy Easter!

Agneta, Sweden

the polished pebble said...

Hi Linda, Love the beach life! What a great spot , I would love to vist sometime. ; 0 )

kelley

Kimberly said...

I'm in love with this little cottage! Especially the bathroom and shell sink basins. What about that viranda?! Combined with fantastic history...what fun!

PK Studios said...

There's those hanging straw hats again! Love them. Enjoying spring but now you have me itching for summer! Fun pics.

Tonia Hobbs said...

Holy Cow.

Those pics are amazing.

OurEmptyNestAdventures said...

Your post got me very excited! We are planning a cruise to the Bahamas in May to celebrate our 15th anniversary. I am looking forward to our trip even more after seeing your post! Thanks!

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

I love a house with tons of old sun hats hanging by the door. Count me in!

Farmgirl Paints said...

Great site! Loved all the little cottages...now if I had $5,000 for a week:o WOW! Maybe for 2 or 3 weeks:)

Renae said...

I just got my bathing suit hemmed up to my knees...I'm ready. Pick me up in an hour!
xo

Porchlight Interiors said...

This looks idyllic! What gorgeous architecture! Tracey xx

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becky at abbeystyle said...

Yes, this looks a lot more restful than the spring breakers' beach at Venice this week. Count me in!

Cheryl said...

wow! who needs Calgon?

MyLittleHappyPlace said...

I can ALMOST taste the perfectly-salted air - Aaaaah!

MB said...

Warm salty air...yes, please! Thanks for a bit of sunshine:)

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I am soooo stressed out right now because of the garden centers opening on Monday.......I neeeeeeeeed a holiday! This is where I neeeeeeed to go!!!

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