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Can You Keep a Secret?

Adventurer discovers a new luxury resort on South Caicos. Story & Photos By John Galleymore When I explore the outer islands, comfort is simply a tent and roll-up mattress. But every so often, I like to experience some real luxury (especially when my wife Sally accompanies me!) This treat is usually reserved for trips to […]

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Water Sports

Taking Back History

A look at the sport of swimming in the Turks & Caicos Islands. By Ben Stubenberg When a slave ship wrecked off the coast of Martinique in 1679, one of the Africans, whose name has been lost to history, managed to escape the sinking vessel. He swam for 60 long hours before reaching shore — […]

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Astrolabe

I’ll Send You a Postcard

This “deltiologist” discusses the TCI’s earliest known picture postcards. By Jeffrey C. Dodge Editor’s Note: In this day of instantaneous digital communication where every cell phone is also a camera and a photo taken by a tourist on Grand Turk can be viewed by someone in China only seconds later, the traditional utility of the […]

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Business

Let the Sun Shine . . .

Fortis TCI Limited offers innovative solar energy program to customers. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy FortisTCI Ltd. I have heard the Turks & Caicos called the “Isles of Perpetual June,” referring to the consistently sunny days, kept comfortable by steady tradewinds. The bright tropical sun is one of the country’s many attractions to visitors, […]

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Green Pages

Caving In for Science

TCI’s cave system helps researchers understand local geology. By Michael J. Lace, John E. Mylroie, Nancy A. Albury, and Joan R. Mylroie, Coastal Cave Survey The Turks & Caicos Islands are well known for beautiful beaches and sparkling turquoise seas. Did you know that the Islands also have a unique and interesting underworld? It is […]

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What's Inside The Latest Edition?

On the Cover

Felix Thomson first came to Grand Turk 22 years ago. As a photographer intrigued with working in black and white, Felix spent years shooting the island’s scenes. Shown here is his image of the replica of John Glenn’s Friendship 7 space capsule outside the JAGS McCartney International Airport in Grand Turk. For more, see “Shades of Gray,” on page 32. Visit Felix’s website at: www.felixthomson.biz

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