Resort Report

  • From Grand Turk to Grand Cru December 21, 2015 Meet wine expert Shane Jones. By Trish Flanagan We’re being chauffeured through the crimson, gold, and russet vineyards of the Champagne region in France. Think New England fall foliage on a smaller scale. Autumn here is a glorious blaze of multi-coloured fields, as the meticulously pruned vines die off after harvest. I’m in the company of Grand ... Read more about this post
  • A Turks & Caicos Original December 21, 2015 Wellington Williams creates unique jewelry inspired by the sea. By Zahrya Musgrove ~ Photos By Davidson Louis It’s not always easy being a young man or woman trying to get a business started in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Besides a good idea and business plan, you need money . . . contacts . . . influence ... Read more about this post
  • Buying Property in Paradise September 25, 2015 It’s all in the details. By Neil Molyneux, Graham Thompson Photos By Steve Passmore, Provo Pictures Usage Courtesy Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty and The Source The months of September and October don’t necessarily display the Turks & Caicos at their finest. Yes, the gorgeous seas still sparkle in kaledoscopic shades of blue under the sun’s sepia glow. ... Read more about this post
  • No Small Change September 25, 2015 Spanish colonial coin found in Maravedi Cove. By Roberto G. Munoz-Pando On my recent visit to the storage area of the Turks & Caicos National Museum, many items caught my attention. Among them, one really comes to mind because it represents the area I have been studying and writing about for the past three years. It was ... Read more about this post
  • Women of Valor September 25, 2015 Integrity, kindness, and character mark the lives of Constance Hall & Elizabeth Forbes. By Dr. Charlene Kozy Since early civilization, great people have been honored with statues or by having buildings, highways, bridges, and the like named for them. Often they have been elected officials who stood out in their period; Abraham Lincoln and George Washington are ... Read more about this post
  • A Precious Treasure September 25, 2015 Recording TCI’s remnants of paradise Story & Photos By Kathleen Wood Few places on Earth persist where nature’s ancient rhythms remain unconstrained by human ambition and greed. In 1971, visiting scientists described the Turks & Caicos Islands’ natural environment as “ . . . as close to the natural state as is likely to be the case ... Read more about this post
  • Birds in Paradise September 25, 2015 South Caicos’ salt ponds attract an amazing bird community. Story & Photos By Liam M. Carr, Ph.D., School for Field Studies, Center for Marine Resource Studies, South Caicos The island of South Caicos provides important habitat for over 200 species of birds, some year-round residents and others only appearing briefly as they move across the region. Mourning ... Read more about this post
  • A Calling in the Kitchen September 25, 2015 Student/intern Mark Connolly By Jody Rathgeb ~ Photos By Sean Brady, Kaieri Photography Among students seeking summer internships, it’s usually a given that you want a job that lets you do more than make coffee. For Mark Connolly, however, making coffee was the point of his summer stint. Coffee . . . and lunches, and dinners . ... Read more about this post
  • A Fishy Story July 3, 2015 This whale shark encounter has to be seen to be believed! By Dr. Randel Davis ~ Photos By Jean-Francois Chabot Tuesday, July 22, 2008: It was a day that started like any other. After a hard morning on Providenciales’ Northwest Reef looking for cannons from the US Navy Brig Chippewa (which we found!), Capt. Jean-François Chabot ... Read more about this post
  • Words to the Wise July 3, 2015 This TCI lawyer offers sound advice to potential condominium owners. By Neil Molyneux, Graham Thompson ~ Photos By Steve Passmore, Provo Pictures Visitors to the Turks & Caicos Islands quite often stay in a condominium resort on Grace Bay Beach. Most condominium properties are less than twenty years old and were built in a thriving economy; both ... Read more about this post
  • Concha Woncha Wow! July 3, 2015 This fun tour is an introduction to the world of conch and culture. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By James Roy, Paradise Photography There’s no doubt that conch is king in the Turks & Caicos Islands. This amazing gastropod has long been both a food source and trading item for the people of the Islands. These days, ... Read more about this post
  • All’s Well That Ends Well July 3, 2015 Wishing on Grand Turk’s North and South Wells Story & Photos By B Naqqi Manco Wells present and preserve a special image for humankind. Popular art and media images of traditional draw wells—cylindrical stone structures with thatch roofs and a wooden bucket attached to a hand crank by a rope—were instantly recognisable to me as a child. ... Read more about this post
  • Keeping Tabs on Turtles July 3, 2015 Beach profile monitoring for marine turtle nesting areas. By Charlotte de Fontaubert, Heidi Hertler, Aaron Henderson, and Anela Akiona The Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI) are an archipelago of about forty limestone islands. Most of the land habitat is scrub lands. The mangrove forests, seagrass ecosystems, salt flats and coral reefs that line the coast are among ... Read more about this post
  • The End of the Chain July 3, 2015 Great Sand Cay beckons this explorer. Story & Photos By John Galleymore My exploration and adventure-seeking expeditions have taken me to just about every land mass in the Turks & Caicos Islands, and I am often asked, “What’s the furthest you’ve ever been?” In miles covered, that would be my recent South Caicos to Providenciales walk, but ... Read more about this post
  • Building on a Budget July 3, 2015 This local builder shows that it can be done. By Kathy Borsuk It can be a bit daunting when you turn the pages of the Turks & Caicos Real Estate Association (TCREA) bi-annual Real Estate Guide. Many of the properties ooze uber-everything, boasting sprawling beachfront acreage, ocean views, private pools, ensuite bedrooms counted on two hands, ... Read more about this post

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Sharon Weil Hornstein is the owner/photographer of Sand Dollar Images. Of this her first contribution to Times of the Islands she says, “For me, rainbows have always symbolized hope and opportunity and I believe this photograph captures the power, beauty and resilience of Turk & Caicos through Hurricanes Irma and Maria.” For more of Sharon’s Turks & Caicos images, visit www.sanddollarimages.comand follow her on Instagram @sanddollarimages and @turnstonehousetci.

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