The flight from Newark to BDA took about 2 hours. It didn’t take long to go through the customs. We claimed the luggage and took a taxi to Granaway Guest House. The driver might have taken the long route, but it was a scenic ride. It cost about $40. For four people it wasn’t too bad.
Once we arrived at the Guest House, we were greeted by Carol, the owner of the House. She was very friendly. James and I had the blue room, which had the view of the Hamilton harbor. Brian and Susan had the cottage, which had a kitchen and a private garden.
It was almost 5pm when we settled down so it was too late to hit the beach. We decided to go to the City of Hamilton for dinner. We met Francisco, who was the helper at the Guest House. He showed us how to walk through the garden of the House to get to the Belmont Golf Course. (We’d rather get hit by golf balls than cars.) Through the golf course, we walked to the Belmont ferry dock in about 15 minutes. We didn’t have any tickets or tokens for the ferry and they let us ride for free. This happened not only on the ferries, but on the buses also. I guess it didn’t really matter to them since they know we were tourists. (We had maps on our hands.)
Hamilton was quite quiet on weekends. We had dinner at The Pickled Onion. I wouldn’t recommend this restaurant. The service was way too slow; it took them nearly 45 minutes to bring out the food after we ordered. The food was poorly prepared. James ordered his steak medium-rare; it came out medium-well. My salmon was not fully cooked; the inside of it was kind of raw. Not to mention the steak knives were not sharp at all.