Resort Report

  • Sifting Through The Sands of Time January 1, 2003 Story by Marsha Pardee Woodring There is something elemental in the act of wriggling one’s naked toes into sun-baked sand. It’s as if those zillions of grains of sand somehow illicit a very simple and basic joy. Maybe the magic comes from its millions of years in the making. Like the hourglass that marks time, sand has ... Read more about this post
  • Horsin’ Around On Provo January 1, 2003 By Kathi Barrington “I’ve always wanted to ride a horse down the beach on a tropical island” Until recently, that just wasn’t possible on Providenciales. There were a few privately owned horses here, but no facility or tourists. However, this year I’ve watched many people live that wistfully spoken dream, thanks to a couple of dedicated residents ... Read more about this post
  • Free Falling January 1, 2003 Story by John Garvin, O2 Technical Diving Photos by Philip Shearer, Big Blue Unlimited “Does anyone know of any technical diving facilities in the Turks & Caicos Islands?” The e-mail managed to stay in my In box for less than a minute before I replied with a resounding “Yes!” Little did I know that this reply would ... Read more about this post
  • The Point Grace Experience: Simply Elegant September 1, 2002 By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photo by Tropical Imaging “Simplicity is the key to excellence,” states Andre Neiderhauser, manager of Point Grace, one of the country’s most upscale hotel properties. The essential ingredients are all in place: Point Grace rises above a gentle curve of Providenciales’ picturesque Grace Bay, with miles of alabaster beach to either side ... Read more about this post
  • A Measure of Trust September 1, 2002 By Kathy Borsuk Photos Courtesy The National Trust Executive Director Ethlyn Gibbs-Williams laughs when she recalls that in the early days, one of the misconceptions people had about the National Trust was that it was a place to borrow money. Yet while not technically a bank, the Turks & Caicos National Trust does perform similar functions . ... Read more about this post
  • Home Sweet Home: The Arches of Grand Turk September 1, 2002 Story & Photos by Kathy Borsuk The Arches of Grand TurkEven at the most lavish Caribbean resort, it’s rare to feel at home in your room or suite . . . in most places, a cool impersonality replaces the homey touch that allows complete relaxation. The Arches of Grand Turk are an exception. The four-unit, two-story ... Read more about this post
  • Reef Romance: The Secret Nightlife of Corals September 1, 2002 Story and Photos by Dan Martin As the sun descends beyond the reef I check my watch, wondering if tonight will be my lucky night. I’ve tended to every detail of which I can think, trying my best to stack the odds in my favor. Oh, but Mother Nature can be fickle. With that in mind, ... Read more about this post
  • Beyond The Beach September 1, 2002 St. James Condominium Residences By Kathy Borsuk Artwork by Reelization, Inc. While the Grace Bay “Cold Coast” is inundated with new condominium developments, there are few alternatives for people whose preferences lie beyond the beach and towards the other pleasures offered in the Islands. St. James Condominium Residences seek to fill this niche. The oceanfront property is located on an ... Read more about this post
  • Changing Times: September 1, 2002 Tech Stocks Out–Bonds and Gold In? By Terry McKolskey, Noble Securities Ltd. Remember the anticipation as the year 2000 approached? It seemed that we all expected something spectacular, but alas, it turned out to be just another birthday for Mother Earth . . . Or was it? Whereas none of the widely forecast catastrophic events occurred, it may ... Read more about this post
  • Rip Saw Music & Our Musical Heritage September 1, 2002 That Sweet Sound Story and Photos by David Bowen, Cultural Officer, Turks & Caicos Tourist Board I can still recall the day I was reintroduced to the sweet, unique sound of ripsaw music. It was exactly two weeks to the day since I had moved back to Grand Turk after being away for close to 20 years. ... Read more about this post
  • Keeping It Green September 1, 2002 Story & Photo by Kathy Borsuk Guests at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort and Spa come to enjoy the crystal-clear turquoise ocean, fresh sea breezes and sugar-sand beach, all of which are TCI trademarks. Little do they know that extensive, behind-the-scene efforts are underway at the popular all-inclusive resort to help keep the Turks & Caicos’ ... Read more about this post
  • Where Paradise Begins June 1, 2002 The Point at Sapodilla Bay By Kathy Borsuk Artwork by Jeff Lee It isn’t every condominium project where the developer plans to live in one of the suites. But for Phil Usprech and his wife Bonnie, The Point at Sapodilla Bay will fulfill their dreams of paradise . . . as they believe it will do for an elite group ... Read more about this post
  • Making Easy Boating A Reality June 1, 2002 Story & Photos by Kathy Borsuk “Do you have what it takes to be a boat owner?” was a tongue-in-cheek quiz I read in a popular boating magazine. Pointing out that taking care of a boat isn’t always smooth sailing, it was easy to draw the conclusion that it is better to be close friends with ... Read more about this post
  • Rediscovering The Hidden Culture: Folk Songs June 1, 2002 Story and Photos by David Bowen, Cultural Officer, Turks & Caicos Tourist Board In my quest to rediscover the hidden culture of the Turks & Caicos Islands, I’ve become fascinated with our local folk songs and ring games (ring play). Since the beginning of my research throughout the Islands with a number of senior citizens groups, ... Read more about this post
  • The Sounds of Silence June 1, 2002 Into the (Really Noisy) Silent World By Shane Paterson Photos by Matt Weedon You enter the sea and immediately Everyday Life’s cares begin to dissolve. Gone are the stresses and worries that kept you on edge for interminable days and sleepless nights; faded are the competing demands and stacked deadlines that seem to define your existence. At last, ... 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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