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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Blogging the Caribbean



Dream Trip – The Exuma Cays, Bahamas

Photo Credit: The Planet D

Put the Exumas on your bucket list! 
Head over to The Planet D and try to imagine the stunning photo's do not even begin to capture the beauty of the Exuma Cays. http://theplanetd.com/dream-trip-the-exuma-cays-bahamas/


Behind the Scenes of Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee

Photo Credit: We Blog the World

As a single origin coffee, Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee comes with hefty stipulations resulting in prime costs . . .  

Only coffee grown in a legally defined range of the Blue Mountains – starting from 2,000 feet to about 5,000 feet above sea level – gets the stamp of authenticity: a globally protected certification mark. Only completely red cherry-colored beans are handpicked. From there, the beans have to pass inspection codes set by The Coffee Industry Board of Jamaica on everything from coloring to sizing before getting a stamp of approval . . . Read more at We Blog the World


Hiking Dominica: The Best Short Hikes




Dominica has the longest trail in the Caribbean, the Waitukabuli National Trail, and one of the most intense day hikes in the region to the Boiling Lake. 

However, not every traveler has an entire day or week to invest in hiking Dominica. 

For hikers seeking beautiful and briefer treks that are equally intense, the Nature Island offers those as well. Here are some of the best short hikes on Dominica.

Photo Credit: Somewhere Or Bust











Winter Escape to the British Virgin Islands

Photo Credit: Home is Where the Boat Is

(ˆ◡ˆ) Take me there right now!!

Amazing photo essay of a power boat cruise in the British Virgin Islands! 
http://homeiswheretheboatis.net/2015/02/19/winter-escape-to-the-british-virgin-islands/


Bonaire's Adorable Little Kids Carnival (PHOTOS)

Photo Credit: Huffington Post Blog

On a bright warm Sunday afternoon the residents gather in the capital of Bonaire with beach chairs, and picnic baskets packed with beer, soda, BBQ ribs, and pastechi. They patiently wait for the youth parade to begin . . . 

Planning a Quintessential Barbados Escape 

Photo Credit: Wanderlusters

Barbados offers a wealth of activities, entertainment, and countless stretches of beautiful sand beaches. Read on for a snapshot of the must see, and absolutely must do’s. http://wanderlusters.com/planning-a-quintessential-barbados-escape/


Happy Travels,
Linda