Resort Report

  • Citizen Scientist December 15, 2014 Be part of a TCI science revolution. By Edward Hind and Katharine Hart The natural world in the Turks & Caicos changes daily. Birds of all shapes and sizes continually arrive to and leave our shores on their long migrations. Waters inundate and then leave mangrove forests as the tide rises and falls. Humpback whales pass along ... Read more about this post
  • Keeping an Eye on TCI December 15, 2014 Island Eye-TV gives visitors the “inside scoop” on the Islands. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Renau Destine   You know it. When visiting any new place, especially a new country, most of us want the “insider’s view” of where to stay, what to do, the best places to eat and shop, the historical and cultural background. Thanks ... Read more about this post
  • Trivial Travails September 18, 2014 The trials, tribulations, and joys of creating a new exhibit. Story & Photos By Dr. Donald H. Keith, President, Turks & Caicos National Museum Foundation Putting the new “Golden Age of Grand Turk” exhibit together has been a challenge for us in a lot of different ways. This will not be obvious to the casual observer. When ... Read more about this post
  • Until We Meet Again September 18, 2014 A fond farewell to “Treasures of the Sea.” By Suzanne Gerber ~ Photos By Barbara Shively Some things you just never get tired of, no matter how many times you’ve been there or done them. Spending time topside and especially, underwater, in the Turks & Caicos Islands are tops on Barbara Shively’s and my list. For the past ... Read more about this post
  • Paddling East September 18, 2014 Adventure is only a few (thousand) strokes away! Story & Photos By John Galleymore I often find myself planning an adventure or trip, during an adventure or trip. Perhaps this is because I have time to think and reflect during these times of solitude and isolation. Admittedly, some of the schemes I find myself planning are quite ... Read more about this post
  • Singing a Song of Praise September 18, 2014 Robyn Hinds By Kathy Borsuk Although I am not a fan of electronic media, this is one time when print falls short. The only way to do justice to Robyn Hinds’ talent is to hear it! Her powerful, soulful voice lifts glorious praise to the Lord, to Whom she gives all thanks for her awesome gift. In July ... Read more about this post
  • Potent Plants September 18, 2014 TCI’s bush offers natural remedies for good health and healing. By Fleurette Garland We know the saying “Beautiful by Nature,” but who knew we could be healthy by nature as well? When you step outside to view the natural plant life of the Turks & Caicos Islands what do you see? If you said, “bush,” you’re mostly ... Read more about this post
  • Swim Like an Eagle September 18, 2014 TCI’s eagle rays on “Near Threatened” list By Dr. Aaron C. Henderson, Resident Lecturer, The School for Field Studies, Center for Marine Resource Studies, South Caicos The spotted eagle ray, known scientifically as Aetobatus narinari, is one of the largest species of fish inhabiting the waters around the Turks & Caicos Islands. Growing up to 300 cm ... Read more about this post
  • Non-human People with Names September 18, 2014 Dolphin consciousness and human ethics. By Kathleen Wood “On planet earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much, the wheel, New York, wars and so on, while all that dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed ... Read more about this post
  • Eating Outside the Box June 26, 2014 These cutting edge restaurants are a breath of fresh air. By Kathy Borsuk Visitors to the Turks & Caicos are always eager to sample conch and lobster, peas ’n’ rice, and tropical cocktails, things that would be hard to find in restaurants at home. But for island residents, to whom sun, sand, and seafood can actually get, ... Read more about this post
  • Opportunity Knocks June 26, 2014 The Shore Club solidifies the importance of condo-resorts to TCI economy. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy The Shore Club To say that Stan Hartling is a firm believer in the value of condominium resorts is an understatement. The CEO of The Hartling Group has staked his reputation on this fact over the last two decades. His ... Read more about this post
  • Winds of Change June 26, 2014 Preserving Grand Turk’s windmills before their history “blows away.” By Dr. Donald H. Keith, President, Turks & Caicos National Museum Foundation In 1997, I took an interest in the windmills of Grand Turk. Perhaps it was a result of curiosity generated by the stories Sherlin Williams told me about how complicated it was to keep them ... Read more about this post
  • A Model in Bloom June 26, 2014 Nikeira Stuart By Dominique Rolle & Kathy Borsuk TCI’s Top Model Contest was created to encourage local people interested in the fashion industry by giving them an edge of experience and connections so necessary in that competitive world. Nikeira Stuart won the Fashion Forward Award in the 2011 TCI Top Model Contest. Since then, she’s taken full advantage ... Read more about this post
  • Away From It All June 26, 2014 A weekend on a deserted cay is the ultimate escape. Story & Photos By John Galleymore Every year, tens of thousands of visitors come to wind-down and vacation in the beautiful Turks & Caicos Islands. For those of us lucky enough to live here, it’s easy to assume we live in a permanent state of relaxation. Unfortunately, ... Read more about this post
  • Weaponry and Revenge! June 26, 2014 TCI’s wasps fight back. Story & Photos By B Naqqi Manco, TCI Naturalist There is no sound quite the same as the scream emitted from someone stung by a wasp. Little else can induce a person to toss all pretenses of decorum in favor of flailing arms and hooting wails. Wasp-affected screams are often followed by uncharacteristic ... 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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