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St. Martin/St. Maarten

Slave Walls of Saint Martin: Uncommon Attraction

In some parts of the Caribbean, the stains of slavery are as evident as they were hundreds of years ago. The slave walls of St. Martin are an example.
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Macoucherie Slave House | SBPR
🇩🇲Dominica

Macoucherie Slave House, Dominica: Uncommon Attraction

Raw, decrepit, and as unfit for habitation as it always has been, the Macoucherie slave house is a reminder of the vagaries of slavery.
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Bonaire slave huts | Credit: BrianBoardman via Flickr
🇧🇶Bonaire

Bonaire Slave Huts: Uncommon Attraction

Bonaire rarely springs to mind when one thinks of Caribbean islands with deep ties to slavery, which makes these slave huts all the more curious.
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Golden tribute to Pompey's slave rebellion in Exuma, The Bahamas | SBPR
🇧🇸Exuma

Exuma’s Golden Tribute to Pompey’s Slave Rebellion: Uncommon Attraction

The golden figure is meant to honor Pompey's slave rebellion, the very first substantial victory for Bahamian slaves against their masters.
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Cowry Shell | Curacao Maritime Museum
🇨🇼Curacao

Slavery, Cowry Shells and Other History Lessons at the Curacao Maritime Museum

If you love history the way I do, then you'll definitely want to visit the Curacao Maritime Museum next time you're in Willemstad.
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St. Croix Plantation Watch Houses
🇻🇮St. Croix

St. Croix Plantation Watch Houses: Uncommon Attraction

Unlike Sugar Mills found everywhere in the Caribbean that sugarcane was cultivated during the colonial era, St. Croix Plantation Watch Houses are rare.
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Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, Martinique | SBPR
🇫🇷Martinique

Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, Martinique

Slave memorials in Martinique testify to the evils of slavery with a quiet dignity. Among the most moving: the Anse Cafard Slave Memorial.
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