Columbus, the Lucayans and the Discovery The Bahamas was discovered by Christopher Columbus on October 12 1492, what follows below is a historical recount of what happened when Christopher Columbus embarked on this new land known as San Salvador, or formerly Guanahani. Introduction The meeting between East and West, initiated by Christopher Columbus’ epic voyage [...]
Archive for June, 2010
This article is Part 1 of a 5 part series that seeks to take a deeper look into the festival that has Bahamians young and old passionately consumed every year. Junkanoo is a Caribbean festival which was started by slaves who came to the islands during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The most controversial aspect [...]
Why are girls all over the world going crazy over the Biebs, or the biebster which are just two of the affectionate nicknames fans refer to Justin Bieber by? Now I’ve never quite had a penchant for following teenage heart throbs, but recently this one caught my interest. Maybe it was because he was leading [...]
Pirates attacked the 1st annual Bahamas Seafood and Wine Festival last Saturday. Well maybe that’s a stretch, it was more like one Pirate. One singular Pirate named, ‘BahamasDread’ that descended upon the event, mixing with ye Landlubbers to see what all the fuss was about. As I shuddered in the corner at his menacing presence, [...]
This is a video shot at the 1st Annual Bahamas Seafood & Wine Festival. Turn your volume up as he prepares the conch salad to the beat of the local Band. They were jamming!
Getting married in the Bahamas For most people getting married in the Bahamas is a dream come true, for some it remains a dream. Recently I had two friends who decided to make their dreams come true! With both weddings being only a month apart, I found myself wondering about the process of it all. [...]