Equiano Rum – GREAT Rum Worthy of its Esteemed Namesake
Equiano Rum is a blend of aged rums from Barbados and Mauritius. That's just a small part of what makes it special, though...
Redemption Song Statue in New Kingston, Jamaica – Uncommon Attraction
The Redemption Song statue is one of the most recognizable and controversial public art pieces in Jamaica, if not the entire Caribbean.
Martinique Slavery Abolition Day Celebrations
For conscious travelers, the evening of May 21st, the night before Martinique Slavery Abolition Day, is the best time to visit Martinique.
Admiral Rodney Rum HMS Royal Oak – My Mixed Emotions
I'm a big fan of Admiral Rodney Rum. HMS Royal Oak, in particular, is fantastic. Admiral Rodney the man, though, is another story.
Église Saint-Thomas du Diamant – Uncommon Attraction
The stains of slavery mar the foundations of many notable structures in the Americas, le Église Saint-Thomas du Diamant among them.
Ogier-Fombrun Museum – Stirring History by the Sea in Haiti
At the Ogier-Fombrun Museum in Haiti, the pain of slavery is juxtaposed with a lavish colonial estate to create a provocative conscious travel experience.
Fort Shirley Officers’ Quarters: Where Mutiny Begat Emancipation
An 1802 revolt that started at the Fort Shirley Officers' Quarters in Dominica directly led to the emancipation of a most unlikely group of slaves.
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.
Peace Hill Sugar Mill St John: Uncommon Attraction
Peace Hill Sugar Mill St John is aptly-named. Few places in the Virgin Islands offer such awe-inspiring views.