Saturday, February 24, 2018

More Shroud Cay

Such a beautiful place!

Took the dinghy for a hike to some "Loyalist" ruins from the late 1700's.

There were 10 residences here built with mortar made from grinding conch shells.  Overgrown but you could clearly see the footprints of the small houses. 

This was a "beehive oven" where they fired the conch shells into ash to make the mortar.

The view from the residence area.  They farmed sisal - a plant that looks like aloe - it's fiber is used to make rope and paper.

And just a joyride along the craggy limestone waterfront.