Did you know there is actually a smartphone application available that will tell you, to the minute, how much time is remaining before something you are breathlessly anticipating will happen? I suspect this app was intended for impatient children and tweens, but Ben downloaded it a number of years ago so he could let the phone -- instead of his brain -- do the countdowns to when he would get Back to Bonaire. As of this moment, he informs me, there are 67 days, 5 hours and anywhere from 8 to 35 minutes (depending on the United Airlines on-time schedule) until we are back on our favorite island.
It will be just the two of us, as is our September habit (and good fortune), for two weeks. Arriving around the same time, but to Rocargo's shipping dock and not Flamingo Airport, will be a container filled with all the stuff we think we need to make Villa Salentein more comfortable for us and our guests. Included in this shipment will be:
And here is a note to Villa Salentein guests: October, currently the only month that is completely open, would be the perfect month to schedule your visit. You would be among the first to enjoy the VS inside updates; the island is quiet and restaurants/stores will welcome your business; the water is calm (perfect for "wild" side diving) and warm (28C/83F). If that hasn't convinced you, there is always this: