Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Blogging the Caribbean

Sharing a few of the favorite Caribbean Blog Postings I read this week - Enjoy!


Photo Credit: Lily Lebawit Girma

Loved the photo's from Lily Lebawit Girma's recent trip to Jamaica. Lily is a photographer, and author of MOON BELIZE travel guidebook. Enjoy the rest of the pics at Sunshine & Stilettos 

What Makes the Island of Saba Special? 

Photo Credit: Mike Esposito's Latin & Caribbean Travel Blog

Saba is not your typical Caribbean island. For one, it sits like a gigantic boulder in the middle of the sea, and has only one beach at Well's Bay which is submerged for much of the year. 

Much is made of its airport which has one of the shortest runways in the world on the only flat area on the island, appropriately named Flat Point. Mike gives an insightful read on the island of Saba - read more at Mike Esposito's Latin and Caribbean Travel Blog

Destination of the Day: Puerto Rico 

Photo Credit: Travel Junkie Julia

Puerto Rico is a destination that is often overlooked but it’s a great choice for the adventure traveler. You can get the exoticism of a far flung destination but without the hassles. Head over to Travel Junkie Julia's blog for more about Puerto Rico 

Merengue: The Rhythm & Soul of the Dominican Republic

Photo Credit: Mad Traveler Online

When describing Latin music of most genres, the word “sensual” is likely to come up, and so is the case with merengue

Merengue, the national music and dance of the Dominican Republic, offers much of the elegance and sensual movements as salsa does, but merengue also often brings a bit of speed and energy to it and a more direct 2/4 beat. Read more at The Mad Traveler Online 

Best Things to See & Do in the Exumas 

Photo Credit: A Passion and A Passport

When most people envision (and visit) the Bahamas, their thoughts primarily consist of Nassau and Paradise Island, and Freeport on Grand Bahama Island.  It's nice to get away from it all every once in a while, isn't it?! Learn more about the Exumas at A Passion and A Passport 

Late Winter Blues via 2 Gringos in the Caribbean

Photo Credit: 2 Gringos in the Caribbean

The post title is not about a miserable winter in North America - instead it's about a "Gringo" and Dooley, his Jack Russell Terrier dog, first experience with Stand Up Paddleboarding. Is Dooley better at paddleboarding? Find out at 2 Gringos

Happy Travels,

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