Bahamian History 101

We have been discovering quite a bit of Bahamian history since we checked into the country over 2 months ago, and found that the most important date to remember so far is their year of Independence from Britain: 1973.  Up until that point, they were a British colony under the rule of the queen, and…

Jurassic Park Revisited and Bahamian Basketweaving

The NOAA Caribbean Marine Research Facility on Lee Stocking Island has been one of those places that you’re not sure you feel entirely comfortable walking around in.  The self guided tour seemed to reiterate the same uneasy feeling… as if everyone who used to live there mysteriously left quickly, with few belongings and literally walked…

The Far Reaches of Civilization

Duncantown is placed strategically on the southern most cay in the outlying Ragged island of the Bahamas.   If you so desire to take a jaunt to Cuba, it is a mere sixty miles south from the anchorage and you get to have your picture taken as a helicopter frequently oversees the traffic going to and…