After our scooter trip, we made our way to the Queen's Staircase, commonly referred to as the 66 steps. It is a major landmark that is located in the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex in Nassau. It was hewn out of solid limestone rock by slaves between 1793 and 1794 and it is said that it provided a direct route from Fort Fincastle to Nassau City. These steps were later named in honour of Queen Victoria, who reigned in Britain for 64 years from 1837 to 1901. There are only 65 steps visible because the pathway that leads to the steps was paved and the bottom step is buried under the asphalt.
Upon our return to the ship we discovered a McDonalds where we had ice cream and free wifi! ...for the first time in a week! None of us had international roaming and even though the ship had internet, the price was astronomically expensive.