Today we woke up to the smell of French Toast and maple syrup. Slowly we all woke up, very slowly, and started devouring the French Toast that Gwen made. We were blessed today because we had a sleep-in. However, the only downside that happened this morning was that we ran out of the water, so we were all slightly dehydrated. As we went to the dock to get water, we had shore time where we got our phones and had the opportunity to go to the grocery store to buy food. Everyone got something different. I managed to try some M&M ice cream for the first time, and I was not disappointed. Following our island visit, we left the docking bay and sailed towards Anegada. I was the skipper, so I was able to steer the catamaran during a windy day which allowed us to get our destination quicker than the other boat and win the unofficial race. Following our arrival, we all got ready to go to shore for the main event, the treasure hunt.
Along with the other boat, we split up into three groups and had a competition of who could find the best and most items from the list on the beaches. While our walk lasted about 4 hours (Disclaimer, I did not have a watch on), we collected some pretty cool things, and I am pretty sure that my group will win the unique item found. We also spotted about six nurse sharks that went very close to shore and some turtles. However the highlight for me was when we were heading back to our boat on the taxi, we stopped to see the flamingos. We all ran to the observing station to see them, and when I peeked through the microscope, I could see at least 80 flamingos next to each other. I didn’t want to leave. After the excitement, we finished the day with a salt water shower and a taco dinner consisting of tacos being filled beyond capacity. My tacos spilled all over my plate, so it turned into a salad. Overall, it was an amazing, action-packed day!