The West Indian Flamingo – The National Bird of the Bahamas

The West Indian Flamingo – The National Bird of the Bahamas

[amazon text=Amazon&asin=​ Phoenicopterus ruber a name that is as funny as its owner, The West Indian Flamingo also known as the Caribbean flamingo.  The flamingos are mainly found in four areas around the world, The Galapagos Islands, Southern Caribbean, Northern Caribbean and the Yucatan Peninsula all in various and numerous locations including Aruba, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French…

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The International Bazaar – The Lost Shopping Mecca

The International Bazaar – The Lost Shopping Mecca

The Place that Time Forgot   Visiting Grand Bahama on a personal note, I decided to walk through the International Bazaar. As a young lad i spent many days roaming the Bazaar running through crowded narrow passage ways and slipping by the many tourist and locals alike enjoying a lively and bustling location. This trip however was the exact opposite,…

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The Cloisters

The Cloisters

  Just a short trip over the bridge lies the Versailles Gardens and the Cloisters. Did you know that the garden and cloisters were originally a part of a French Monastery? The structure was built in the 12 or 13 century in Montrejau France by the Augustinian Order. Most people think it was built in the 14 century but according…

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Rooster Statue

Rooster Statue

Facing in a Northerly direction on the round about of Blue Hill road, Tonique Williams Darling Highway and Independence highway stands a statue that many passing by will stare and take a look at, for the locals however it has become an item that simply exist but is hardly look at. This statue is in the form of a rooster.  It…

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