Haunted Caribbean: Don’t Trifle With Le Ti Bolom
🇱🇨St. Lucia

Haunted Caribbean: Don’t Trifle With Le Ti Bolom

Ti Bolom represent the souls of children who died before being baptized. They are the Devil's subjects, damned for all eternity to do his bidding.
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Coconut Jack-O-Lantern: Add the Caribbean to Halloween
Caribbean

Coconut Jack-O-Lantern: Add the Caribbean to Halloween

This Halloween, punt the pumpkin and make your Halloween decorations a little more tropical with this coconut jack-o-lantern.
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There’s Nothing To Fear From Haitian Vodou… Except Maybe This Guy
🇭🇹Haiti

There’s Nothing To Fear From Haitian Vodou… Except Maybe This Guy

As with any religion, there's a dark side to Haitian Vodou. It's not all encompassing, as the mainstream media and Hollywood would have you believe.
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Getting All Made Up For St. Martin Carnival
🇫🇷St. Martin

Getting All Made Up For St. Martin Carnival

Halloween always reminds me of St. Martin Carnival as it marked the first time that I really got made up for the revelry.
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Unleash Your Inner Demon This Halloween With The Devil’s Tail Cocktail
Caribbean

Unleash Your Inner Demon This Halloween With The Devil’s Tail Cocktail

Apropos of the Halloween season, the Devil's Tail is blood-red in appearance, a tad on the sweet side, and fairly deadly in the potency department.
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Haunted Caribbean: Ghostly Lovers of Fort Napoleon, Guadeloupe
🇫🇷Terre-de-Haut

Haunted Caribbean: Ghostly Lovers of Fort Napoleon, Guadeloupe

Fort Napoleon in Guadeloupe was never tested in battle, but as legend has it, death was no stranger here. The tale involves a pair of lovers...
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Haunted Caribbean: Duppy Turn, Grand Cayman
🇰🇾Cayman Islands

Haunted Caribbean: Duppy Turn, Grand Cayman

Duppy Turn. The name alone puts a lump in the throat, duppies being widely known as the most malevolent of supernatural spirits in the West Indies.
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Beware Costa Rica’s Highway ‘To’ Hell
🇨🇷Costa Rica

Beware Costa Rica’s Highway ‘To’ Hell

By all outward appearances, it smacks much more of Heaven than Lucifer's lair.
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Beware Costa Rica’s Highway ‘From’ Hell
🇨🇷Costa Rica

Beware Costa Rica’s Highway ‘From’ Hell

Irazú's size is intimidating enough, but it's what was discovered beneath it a few years ago that truly cements its place on my infamous volcano list.
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