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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Balcony House

Balcony House

Did you know that Balcony House may be the oldest house in the city of Nassau? Not the oldest building but oldest residential home, records as far back as 1788 report a small structure on the property. This map and historical time will place Balcony House in the Loyalist era. History of this structure become interesting between18410-1844 when the house…

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Fort Charlotte

Fort Charlotte

Heading west on the island of New Providence from the city of Nassau, nestled snugly on top of an overlooking hill is Fort Charlotte. This fort was built by Lord Dunmore in 1793 under the rule of  Lord Dunmore on the island of New providence from 1787 to 1796. Subsequent years after Lord Dunmore, two additional forts were added to…

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