Galley Wench Tales

Exploring the world through the people we meet
and the food they eat.

Tonga: Yahoo! Wahoo! “Fish On!”

Wahoo Wayne landed, then gaffed on our passage between Tonga’s Ha’afeva and Kelefesia, both in Tonga’s Ha’apai group of islands.“We haven’t caught anything since we left the U.S.,” Wayne admitted ruefully to another cruiser.  “Me neither!  That makes me feel...

Lambi Lessons Go Full Circle

These mature conch shells were at a Hog Cay trailhead.  Notehow the shell lip wraps away from the spiral core?  This isthe sign of a matured, harvestable conch.Is there any food more quintessentially Bahamian than the conch (also known as the lambi)? ...