Resort Report

  • Cultural Connection June 29, 2010 Archaeological study of new Grand Turk site links settlers through time. By Betsy Carlson Photos Courtesy Turks & Caicos National Museum For a week in February 2010, two archaeologists from Southeastern Archaeological Research, Inc. (SEARCH) out of Gainesville, Florida joined Neal Hitch of the Turks & Caicos National Museum and Brian Riggs of the National Environmental Center to ... Read more about this post
  • In the Mood for Magnificence June 29, 2010 An evening at Parallel23 By Kathy Borsuk Photos By Tropical Imaging Known as a luxury vacation destination, there are places on Providenciales that can transport you from the common to the sublime. Few do it as well as The Regent Palms. As soon as you step onto its manicured grounds, you enter a bygone era of quiet elegance. ... Read more about this post
  • Anemone of the People June 29, 2010 Multi-hued sea anemones turn the coral reef into an underwater garden. By Suzanne Gerber Photos By Barbara Shiveley No, you’re not confused: There are anemones in your garden, and there are sea anemones in the ocean. In fact, the ornately colored sea anemone (uh-NEM-uh-nee) is so called because of the striking resemblance it bears to its colorful terrestrial ... Read more about this post
  • Strength in the Numbers June 29, 2010 TCI’s banks remain well-regulated, solid and stable. By Kathy Borsuk On April 9, 2010, a Friday afternoon, Turks & Caicos Islands Bank Ltd. (TCIB) was placed under provisional liquidation — basically “closed” for the time being. Thousands of small depositors, along with local and overseas business customers, no longer had access to their funds. For some, this ... Read more about this post
  • A Glimpse of Heaven June 29, 2010 Provo’s Children’s Home provides a safe haven for children in need. By Kathy Borsuk There’s no doubt that God has a special place in His heart for children, and, through the teachings of His Son Jesus Christ, encourages us to do the same. We can mourn along with the Father when any child is hungry, hurt, abused, ... Read more about this post
  • Blazing Ahead of the Competition June 28, 2010 Islandcom revolutionizes the TCI wireless market By Kathy Borsuk Imagine being able to download your favorite tunes, photos, movies, streaming videos and games into your Blackberry, iPhone or iPad with lightning-fast speed. Surf the Web and access email while making a call! Want to see who you’re speaking to while you talk? Tired of hard-to-hear and dropped ... Read more about this post
  • From Honey to Ashes April 23, 2010 The late Claude Lévi-Strauss dispeled the notion of “us” and “them”. By Bill Keegan and Betsy Carlson The late Claude Lévi-Strauss dispeled the notion of “us” and “them”. By Bill Keegan and Betsy Carlson I have sought a human society reduced to its most basic expression.  Claude Levi-Strauss, Triste Tropiques, 1955 Keegan was a teaching assistant for “Introduction to ... Read more about this post
  • Lady Liza, Donkey of Kew April 23, 2010 North Caicos’ last donkey is a symbol of a bygone era and changing world. By B. Naqqi Manco, TCI Naturalist North Caicos’ last donkey is a symbol of a bygone era and changing world. By B. Naqqi Manco, TCI Naturalist Kew Settlement in North Caicos is a small town – perhaps a tiny town; for even calling it a ... Read more about this post
  • The Incredible Journey April 23, 2010 Suzie the celebrity Green turtle comes home after a 3,700 mile trip! By Peter B. Richardson, Marine Conservation Society (MCS) Suzie the celebrity Green turtle comes home after a 3,700 mile trip! By Peter B. Richardson, Marine Conservation Society (MCS) On January 27, 2010, Suzie, an adult female Green turtle and the first turtle to be fitted with a ... Read more about this post
  • In Case of Emergency . . . April 23, 2010 Building an efficient, effective 9-1-1 service for the Turks & Caicos Islands. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Claire Parrish Building an efficient, effective 9-1-1 service for the Turks & Caicos Islands. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Claire Parrish Dial 9-1-1! It’s a universal call for help; an almost-instinctive response to an emergency situation. And, as of February ... Read more about this post
  • Vanishing Culture: Preserving the Images of Provo’s Past April 23, 2010 By Jessica Brody ~ Photos Courtesy Turks & Caicos National Museum, Ludington & McCollum Collection The beaches, diving, snorkeling and remote location of the Turks & Caicos Islands create the ideal image of a “get-away” spot for many visitors, but in the 1970s, the Islands were truly a place to get away from it all. The ... Read more about this post
  • Hey Angelface! April 23, 2010 The large, colorful, sociable Angelfish is on the “A” list in fish popularity. Story By Suzanne Gerber ~ Photos & Captions By Barbara Shiveley The large, colorful, sociable Angelfish is on the “A” list in fish popularity. Story By Suzanne Gerber ~ Photos & Captions By Barbara Shiveley When your dive or snorkeling buddy draws an imaginary ring over ... Read more about this post
  • Daring to be Different April 23, 2010 Daring to Be Different The Veranda steps out of the box and into a bold new world of resort management. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Steve Passmore, Provo Pictures The Veranda steps out of the box and into a bold new world of resort management. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Steve Passmore, Provo Pictures It’s a bold new ... Read more about this post
  • A Rare & Endangered Island April 23, 2010 Can “green” development and cultural conservation resurrect Salt Cay? By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy Salt Cay Devco Ltd. Can “green” development and cultural conservation resurrect Salt Cay? By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy Salt Cay Devco Ltd. Just as the Turks & Caicos’ national flower Island Heather, national plant the Caicos Pine, and the endangered Turks & Caicos ... Read more about this post
  • Flushing Out the Facts February 11, 2010 The story of Columbus and the tortoise bone toilet seat. By Bill Keegan and Betsy Carlson Mr. Christopher Columbus Sailed the sea without a compass Well, when his men began a rumpus Up spoke Christopher Columbus He said, “There is land somewhere So until we get there we will not go wrong If we sing a swing song Since the world is round, we’ll ... Read more about this post

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Chrystel Loyer Kendrew captured the detail of this unfolding Agave plant. Through Chrystallize Photography, she offers fine art photography depicting the natural beauty of the Islands, often using close-ups to highlight patterns, colors or textures. For more, visithttp://www.chrystallize.comand follow on Instagram: @chrystallizephotgraphy

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