Spring 2000

  • Flamingos April 1, 2000 Heraldic Birds of the TCI Story and Photos by Richard W. Ground Flamingos are curious and contradictory birds: ungainly and elegant; familiar yet rare; mysterious and commonplace. In Alice in Wonderland, the formidable Red Queen used them as croquet mallets, although Alice had trouble managing hers. In the crest of the Turks & Caicos Islands, they stand ... Read more about this post
  • Sun, Sea And Money April 1, 2000 By Mark Smallwood, Smallwood & Company Looking at the Winter 1999/2000 Times of the Islands magazine, three aspects of the issue leapt out at me. Firstly the picture of Sellar’s Pond (now Turtle Cove Marina) in the early 1960s, with not a shred of inhabitation around it, then the picture of a group of the resilient ... Read more about this post
  • The Turks and Caicos Islands April 1, 2000 Beautiful by Nature By Julia; Phil Davies Editor’s note: Do you ever experience that feeling of “goosebumps” running up and down your body when something deeply moves you? That’s how I felt when Julia & Phil Davies showed me a preview copy of their new book, The Turks and Caicos Islands. Beautiful by Nature. The book is ... Read more about this post
  • Ocean at Your Doorstep: Coral Gardens April 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Photos by Anthony Taylor A breathless gasp is most guests’ first reaction to the view from a suite at Coral Gardens. Huge terraces and floor to ceiling walls of sliding glass welcome Provo’s north shore into the interior and frame it as nature’s masterpiece. Every shade of blue, every shimmer of wave, every nuance ... Read more about this post
  • Paradise Perfected: On Schedule April 1, 2000 By Kathy Borsuk Throughout 1999, the construction site for Ocean Club West, just west of Grace Bay Club on Providenciales, appeared little more than a dusty blur to passersby on Grace Bay Road. Large trucks rumbled back and forth and hordes of hard-hatted workers seemed to be moving about, but it was hard to imagine that ... 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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