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Dirtybert
08-05-2008, 08:55 PM
got back from island trip at 1:15am so im still a little tired but I know some of you are wanting and waiting to see some pics so ill start with mine.
First off id like to say Keven you rule dude[36][36] the quads and the boat made this camping trip one of my best ever trips, so much fun!! Thank you.

We arrived at the beach just before dark it was a little wet out so we hurried to get are camp set up. First day was mostly setting up camp and getting the boat in the water making things right. So we got a little sun in on sunday but when monday came it was hell breaking loose!! im not kidding the wind was so fast and strong (gust up to 150km) it destroyed camp that we all worked so hard to build. tent poles shattered, tents flattened like pancakes.

We toughed it out for what seemed like forever, everyone was hanging on the hunting tent/kitchen including the kids . We hung on to them tent poles in the hunting tent like it was our lives at stake. As we hung on we watched honky run around with his head cut off trying to tie down the tent with ropes and zap straps. We tied ropes to 200# logs and used them as anchors but even that seemed like not enough. the wind was so strong it actually moved the 200# logs around and zap straps where breaking off like dried pasta, but we never gave up!!

We hung in there in till the high tide and the storm surge combined made for a very tough decision, and that was that we had to run for higher ground. So we did our best to secure the hunting tent and had to pack up all are tents and crap and head for the hills in this bad ass tropical storm. After the 15hr wind storm we went back to the beach and to are delight we still had the hunting tent and most of every thing els. so time to move back to camp. Although I did stay up on high ground for another couple of days, just in case.

Now that the storm had past the fun started and the real beauty of this place began to shine and from here i will let the pics do the talking.

Blondie
08-05-2008, 09:07 PM
Nice pics Bert:D

Even with the storm it was one of the best trips I've been on and can't wait for the next one[36]

MikeWild
08-05-2008, 09:10 PM
great pics there Bert!

rockrawler
08-05-2008, 09:14 PM
Very cool pics Bert!

dirka dave
08-05-2008, 09:20 PM
Awsome pictures Bert !!

Tunabomber
08-05-2008, 09:26 PM
Great shots as usual dirtybert [cheers]


did anyone get shots of the quad racing or the starbuckgallactica :rolleyes:

redman
08-05-2008, 09:47 PM
sweet pics

i heard you did some cooking

lizard
08-05-2008, 09:47 PM
notice how even if it was pissin rain we still had smiles on

Newfie
08-05-2008, 10:09 PM
That is a big fish:eek: great pics[cheers]

MuddyWheeler
08-05-2008, 10:38 PM
Great pic's. Looks like a blast. What kind of fish is that?

shelizard
08-05-2008, 11:43 PM
whatcha tryin to do with dat grey squary thing ???...............:dontknow::D

yummysweet350
08-06-2008, 01:20 AM
nice photos :D

Moondog
08-06-2008, 07:44 PM
Nice pic's. That is a sweet looking Hi-lux Liz

Tinker
08-06-2008, 09:11 PM
Nice photos. Looks like even a minor hurricane couldn't dampen the mood.

Flashless
08-06-2008, 09:23 PM
great photos bert!!
awesome trip !
glad we made it up even for a few days :)