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World at a Glance: Black Rocks and petroglyphs in St Kitts

There’s more to little St Kitts than great beaches and UNESCO listed military installations. This tiny Caribbean nation is also home to black rocks and rock carvings. OK, I hear you say. Rock carvings are interesting. But black rocks? I’m glad you asked. At one of the spots where the wild Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean, […]

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Silent Sunday: L’Escalier Tête Chien, Dominica

Volcanic rock at Escalier Tete Chien (the snake’s stairway) Carib territory, Dominica. 

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Silent Sunday: Festive, fairy-tale Mardi Gras floats ready for action

Festive, fairy-tale Mardi Gras floats ready for action in New Orleans

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Silent Retro Sunday: Going to church, St John’s, Antigua

Going to church, St John’s Cathedral, St John’s in Antigua

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Silent Sunday: Artistic facade in Venice Beach, California

Artistic facade in Venice Beach, California, USA

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Silent Sunday: Autumn in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Pumpkins at the roadside – autumn in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Laura Plantation – Portrait of a Creole family

By Alexandra Redisch in Vacherie, Louisiana At the earnest insistence of my three children, Lollie, Daisie and Charlie Jr., I write the memories of my childhood days on the old plantation in Louisiana for them. I have concluded to do so, before my memory begins to fail me, for I realise that I am the […]

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