Caribbean

INTO THE SUNSET

WHERE WE AT? I am in Sint Maarten sitting at a beach bar next to the airport watching the drama unfold before me. Some people around me have sand caked in their hair, and others are just watching the live version of, “America’s Funniest Videos”. There are participants and observers…happily I’m in the later group.…

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FORT SAN FELIPE DEL MORRO

WHERE WE AT? This is Castillo San Felipe del Morro also known as Fort San Felipe del Morro or Morro Castle. It is a 16th-century citadel located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Anyhow, a little known fact is that Christopher Columbus claimed the island for Spain in 1493 and called the whole island San Juan, in…

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ISLAND REFLECTIONS

WHERE WE AT? Here’s how I ended my year: Little Bay, Sint Maarten by the Dutch of the southern end of the island. The French in the North refer to the island as Saint Martin. Yeah I know, “I say ‘toe-may-toe’ and you say ‘toe-mah-toe’!” Anyhow, here is the map… [nwm_map id=”2″] This is a…

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SAILING IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

It was that time of year to head to head south…so I ended up on a charter sailboat with a friend and set my course for the Caribbean. This is the story aboard  a sail vessel named “Andiamo” as I spent my Thanksgiving doing something a little out of the ordinary. We began our journey through Puerto Rico and…

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