Archive for the ‘ISLANDS’ Category

Pete’s Pub in Little Harbor, Abaco: Where the Living is Bohemian

Pete’s Pub in Little Harbor, Abaco: Where the Living is Bohemian
By staff writer Vicki Lathom. Photos Copyright © Vicki Lathom. “This is a place the Unabomber would like.” What the woman sitting next to me at Pete’s Pub meant was that the anarchist would feel at home in a place seemingly freer of rules than the world outside, in a simpler, nonconformist little...
March 16th, 2012 | CHARACTERS, ISLANDS, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STAFF | Read More

Planet Abaco, Where Life is Languid

Planet Abaco, Where Life is Languid
By staff writer Vicki Lathom. Photos Copyright © Vicki Lathom. Feature photo: Starfish in a boat’s spotlight on Little Bahama Bank THE BAHAMAS are much heard about but little understood. People think of Nassau, the hotels of Paradise Island, and giant cruise ships. The Abacos ain’t nothing...
January 20th, 2012 | Boating, Critters & Wildlife, ISLANDS, Scenic Wonders, SERIES, STAFF, Water | Read More

A Cruiser’s Christmas

A Cruiser’s Christmas
By staff writer Vicki Lathom. Photos Copyright © Vicki Lathom. TEMPERATURES IN THE mid-70s, a tropical breeze and palm trees seem to be an unlikely combination to celebrate a traditional Christmas. But it works for cruisers hanging out in the Bahamas for the winter at Abaco Boat Harbour. Around December,...
December 24th, 2011 | Boating, CHARACTERS, ISLANDS, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STAFF | Read More

My Dream Vacation in Maui

My Dream Vacation in Maui
Story by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. WHEN I WAS a teen, I found out that my parents were going on a vacation to Hawaii to meet my brother, who would be there for R&R during his service in Vietnam. It disappointed me greatly when I was told I couldn’t go...
November 29th, 2011 | HAWAII, ISLANDS, LODGING, MEMORIES, OUTDOORS EATING, Scenic Wonders, STAFF | Read More

Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
By guest blogger Patti Larsen. Photos Copyright © Patti Larsen WELCOME TO MY garden home on the East Coast of Canada! Charlottetown is the capital of the smallest province, Prince Edward Island, cradled between the Northumberland Strait and the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Maine. Character actor –...
August 18th, 2011 | CANADA, GUEST BLOGGERS, ISLANDS | Read More

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel

Review: Swimming with Dolphins at Dolphin Discovery, Cozumel
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. THE FIRST THING I want you to know is that, with some caveats I’ll touch on in this story, I usually don’t agree with keeping dolphins penned up in captivity. But when I had a chance to swim with dolphins at Dolphin Discovery on...
June 22nd, 2011 | Critters & Wildlife, ISLANDS, Reviews, STAFF | Read More

Sailing in the Bahamas: Beautiful . . . and Dangerous

Sailing in the Bahamas: Beautiful . . . and Dangerous
By guest writer Vicki Lathom. Feature photo © Vicki Lathom. Not often do I see a view that takes my breath away—one that makes me want to pinch myself and say, this can’t be real. That was my reaction to seeing the Atlantic Ocean from the Abaco Inn in the Bahamas. Barry and I looked at the view,...
May 14th, 2011 | Boating, GUEST BLOGGERS, ISLANDS, SAFETY | Read More