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Fig Tree Bay

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FIG TREE BAY (J4x32) 4C set Charles Upton

1- 4 1M and 3M Cross&Cast 1 place into middle while 1L and 3L cross down through couple below and cast up into middle (as Belle of Bon Accord)
5- 8 1s and 3s dance ½ reel of 4 up/down middle
9-12 3s and 1s turn partners RH 1½ times and twirl to face out to own sides
13-16 3s and 1s dance out and cast right then loop round to face 2s/4s for a reel of 4 while 2s and 4s turn partners RH 1½ times to change places facing in
17-24 All dance full reels of 4 across
25-28 3s and 1s cast RSh round the standing 2s/4s then 3M and 1M cross to opposite sides while 3L and 1L cross up through couple above. (3)(2)(1)(4)
29-32 1s and 3s cast down as 2s/4s step up, all cross RH. 2341

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


Dance Information

Fig Tree Bay is a sandy beach in the resort of Protaras, Cyprus.

The sandy beach stretches for 500m and the waters are clean enough for the beach to have been awarded blue flag designation. The beach, which runs the length of its own cove, takes its name from the fig trees located close to the coast. In 2011, TripAdvisor declared it to be the third best beach in Europe.

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Fig Tree Near Fig Tree Bay, 2016


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