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Smooth and Natural

Organic soaps with an island vibe. By Jody Rathgeb ~ Photos By Jody Rathgeb and Sandra Walkin Wouldn’t it be nice to take home one of those sky-cleansing Turks & Caicos rainbows to remember your visit? You can if you buy all five types of soap from the Lucayan Soap Co. Sandra Walkin, the engine […]

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Water, Water Everywhere

South Bank is an intriguing new residential resort community. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Georg Roske Waterfront. The epitome of property, in the Islands it conjures images of sparkling seas in shades shifting from turquoise to aqua to lime green. It means refreshing sea breezes, whether a gentle breath as languid as a puff […]

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Sense of Place

Visits to the National Museum trigger common memories. By Candianne Williams As a museum professional, I get to experience many cultural exchanges between our visitors which makes my own experience very enriching. The TCI National Museum exhibits give them a “sense of place” which Fritz (1981) defines as the specific experience of a person as […]

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A Country’s Treasure Trove

Why national museums and archives are so important. By Vanessa Forbes-Pateman Traditionally, a museum’s role is the housing and protection of cultural and heritage material; preservation and conservation of artifacts of historical or religious value and sentiment; the research and scholarly work associated with those artifacts and public education on and enjoyment of them. While […]

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Features

Driving into the Future

FortisTCI introduces its electric vehicle program. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy FortisTCI Driving in Providenciales during morning and evening “rush hours” or in the aftermath of a road closure or traffic accident reveals the sheer number of vehicles operating on the roadway. This exponential growth over the years mirrors that taking place around the […]

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Green Pages

Land of the Giants

Some of the world’s largest single-celled organisms come from TCI. Story & Photos By Franziska Elmer, Ph.D., School for Field Studies, Center for Marine Resource Studies The islands of Turks & Caicos are home to many astonishing flora and fauna. Today I would like to introduce four very special species of TCI algae to you: […]

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Beauty and the Beach

Taking a close look at the treasures on TCI beaches. By Jody Rathgeb ~ Photos By Marta Morton and Tom Rathgeb The renowned beaches of the Turks & Caicos Islands provide the backbone for so many activities, from paddleboarding and parasailing to quiet beach walks. Yet here’s something that those enjoying the activities might not […]

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Getting to Know

Up, Up and Away!

Embry Rucker was the Islands’ first resident pilot. By Trish Flanagan ~ Photos Courtesy Embry Rucker Today, a regular daily air service links the islands of the Turks & Caicos, while international connections bring travellers to and from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Haiti (among other countries). But 50 years […]

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Features

From Fear to Friend

Dispelling the myths about sharks. By Kelly Currington ~ Photos By Kelly Currington and Eli Martinez You can feel it in your soul before you ever step off the boat and sink below the surface. You are entering the world of creatures who have been portrayed as “mindless killers” and “vicious predators,” and yet you […]

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German photographer Georg Roske took this interesting image as part of a series of photos for the new South Bank development on Providenciales. And although he takes his pictures intuitionally and spontaneously, he realizes the “perfect moment” must be well calculated. For more of his work, visit www.georgroske.de

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