The Legend of Cudjoe Head and the Best Time to Visit Montserrat
🇲🇸Montserrat

The Legend of Cudjoe Head and the Best Time to Visit Montserrat

The best time of year to visit Montserrat is mid-summer if you love history, are culturally curious, and like to party. The occasion: Cudjoe Head Festival.
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Vive la Grenade and Independence from Britain
🇬🇩Grenada

Vive la Grenade and Independence from Britain

There's a French undercurrent to everything in formerly British Grenada. Le Tricolour held sway over the island they called La Grenade for 114 years.
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Garita del Diablo (Devil’s Sentry Box), Puerto Rico
🇵🇷 Old San Juan

Garita del Diablo (Devil’s Sentry Box), Puerto Rico

Garita del Diablo (Devil's Sentry Box) at Castillo San Cristóbal in Old San Juan has been off limits for hundreds of years. There's a haunted reason why...
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Devil’s Island, French Guiana – Hell on Earth for 100 Years
🇫🇷French Guiana

Devil’s Island, French Guiana – Hell on Earth for 100 Years

Devil's Island may look like an idyllic Caribbean paradise, but this French Guiana outpost actually better espouses its infamous name than its appearance.
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Fort Christian, St. Thomas – Cornerstone of U. S. Virgin Islands History
🇻🇮St. Thomas

Fort Christian, St. Thomas – Cornerstone of U. S. Virgin Islands History

You simply cannot tell the history of the Virgin Islands without Fort Christian. Its doors opened 339 years ago, making it the oldest structure in the USVI.
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Barbuda’s Martello Tower: Uncommon Attraction
🇦🇬Barbuda

Barbuda’s Martello Tower: Uncommon Attraction

Martello Tower Barbuda dates back to the early 1800s. It's said to be the oldest such tower in the Caribbean. It's also the island's strongest structure.
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The Surprising Slave History and Mystical Legend of Statia Blue Beads
St. Eustatius

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.
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Take A Dip Into History At Monks Bath, St. Croix
🇻🇮St. Croix

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!
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The Maroons of Dominica and the Caribbean’s Forgotten War
🇩🇲Dominica

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.
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