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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 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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Clifton Heritage Park

Clifton Heritage Park

  Did you know that the Clifton heritage site dates back to more than 220 years ago? The property was originally owned by a Loyalist that left the Americas for the Bahamas by the name of John Wood. Its recorded that Mr Wood moved to Nassau and purchased land to farm in the late 1700’s. In 1785 he commissioned the…

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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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Bust of Sir Milo Butler Statue

Bust of Sir Milo Butler Statue

  Did you know that the bust of sir Milo Butler weighs 375lbs and with its stone pedestal clocks in at over 550lbs? Located across from parliament square the bust of sir Milo Butler is made of an alloy of 85% copper 5% tin 5% zinc and 5% lead, this is known as gun metal or red brass. Because of…

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