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Columbus park, Discovery Bay, Jamaica

Silent Retro Sunday: Christopher Columbus Park, Discovery Bay in Jamaica, 1996

Christopher Columbus Park, Discovery Bay in Jamaica, 1996

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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 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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Coxen’s Hole

Ah, Roatan. You probably think of sandy beaches, Caribbean waters blue as blue could be, scuba diving and snorkelling on the gorgeous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. And you’d be right. Then there’s wildlife: iguanas the size of dogs, birds of every imaginable colour, dolphins, sharks, macaws and adorable capuchin monkeys. All the ingredients for a fabulous […]

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In retrospect: Barbados in December

Here in the northern world, days are short now; it’s cold and dark outside. So I dug out these photos to remember warmer climes. This is Barbados in December.

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Sail boats in the harbour, Union Island, Grenadines

Postcard from the Grenadines

Treasures might be buried in the Grenadines. I didn’t search. The beaches, the sapphire sea, the sail boat and everything on it was enough.

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Grenada: St George’s in the 90s

I sailed to Grenada in the early 90s and remember a green, verdant island. I also remember two guys who took us around, both high as kites.

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