The Surprising Slave History and Mystical Legend of Statia Blue Beads
Of all the many varied, unique, and amazing types and styles of jewelry found all throughout the Caribbean, none are more uncommon than Statia blue beads.
Take A Dip Into History At Monks Bath, St. Croix
The oldest swimming pool on the island bearing the imprint of man, Monks Bath, St. Croix was carved from the rocky shoreline near Hams Bay 360+ years ago!
The Maroons of Dominica and the Caribbean’s Forgotten War
The more dense the rainforest, the better for the Maroons of Dominica. The wilds of Dominica was their shield; a natural bulwark against a life of bondage.
Uncommon Attraction: Giddy House, Jamaica
Giddy House at Fort Charles, Jamaica is, the Caribbean's answer to Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa. It's also, sadly, somewhat easily missed.
Uncommon Attraction: Isla de Cubagua, Venezuela
You won't find much on Cubagua, the smallest and least populated of the islands that comprise the state of Nueva Esparta, Venezuela.
Meet The Buffalypso, A Beast of Burden That’s Truly Trini to de Bone
The name Buffalypso is a mashup of "buffalo" and "calypso," the latter denoting the fact that these beautiful creatures could only hail from Trinidad.
Uncommon Attraction: Peace Hill Sugar Mill, St. John
Few places in St. John, or anywhere else in the Virgin Islands for that matter, offer such awe-inspiring views as those on offer atop Peace Hill.
Twoubadou Folk Music, The True Sound and Soul of Haiti
Twoubadou folk music traces its origins to the early 1900s, when seasonal migrant laborers from Haiti traveled to Cuba to work the cane fields.
Princess Diana Beach at Cocoa Point, Barbuda ⎯ A Love Story
Princess Diana Beach at Cocoa Point is simply stunning in ways that no other beach I've ever seen anywhere can match. It remains the very best.