Resort Report

  • 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
  • Passing On a Legacy of Love June 26, 2014 Fabien Cousteau visit focuses on TCI youth By Don Stark, Chairman, Turks & Caicos Reef Fund “People protect what they love.” That’s a quote Fabien Cousteau heard frequently from his grandfather, the world-renowned conservationist, environmentalist, inventor, and filmmaker, Jacque Yves Cousteau. Fabien Cousteau visited Providenciales in March, 2014 to assist the Turks & Caicos Reef Fund in ... Read more about this post
  • Passing Along Good Taste March 21, 2014 Many native restaurants are a family affair. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Davidson Louis Whether it’s conch salad, pea soup ’n’ dough, stewed fish or the ubiguitous peas ’n’ rice, the native food of the Turks & Caicos Islands is unique, rather unusual, and not what you’re likely to find at home. I’ve long been ... Read more about this post
  • Fitness in the Blue March 21, 2014 Three watersports for getting fit in 2014. By Hope LeVin ~ Photos By Agile LeVin Everyone visiting or living in the Turks & Caicos Islands can take advantage of the surrounding ocean and watersports opportunities available. Regardless of age, we all want to get the most out of our lives, and being fit and in shape ... Read more about this post
  • Ruin ‘n’ Wrack March 21, 2014 The infamous Turks Island wreckers By Mark Parrish, Big Blue Unlimited The Grand Turk lighthouse was built in 1852. Its construction was borne out of necessity for the sheer volume of ships that fell victim to the treacherous reefs around the island. The history of the Turks & Caicos Islands during the eighteenth and ninteenth centuries ... Read more about this post
  • The Iron Giant of Yankeetown March 21, 2014 What will be the fate of this abandoned steam engine? By Dr. Donald H. Keith, Chairman, TCI National Museum One of the most visually impressive historic sites you will find anywhere in the Turks & Caicos Islands is “Yankeetown” on West Caicos. I stumbled across it in 1983 during a survey for archaeological sites. The little ... Read more about this post
  • Rock and Roll Refugess March 20, 2014 This “Everyman” discovers a second chance. By Joe Zahm Editor’s note: The poignant words, soulful tune and catchy beat of the song “Everyman” are one of those sound memories that acutely brings back a particular time in my life. For me, it recalls settling in to my new job as editor of Times of the Islands ... Read more about this post
  • The Spirit of South Caicos March 20, 2014 Strong, proud and persevering, the “Big South” looks to the future. By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos By Paradise Photography One thing I’ve learned in over twenty years of living in the Turks & Caicos Islands is that Islanders bear a strong sense of pride and national identity. Perhaps it’s due to the small, close-knit population and ... Read more about this post
  • Bird Watch! March 20, 2014 Looking out for the birds in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Story & Photos By Eric F. Salamanca, Ph.D., Environmental Research and Development Officer, DEMA Watching and listening to birds is a gratifying way to appreciate the abundance and diversity of these creatures in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Through distinctive behaviors and vocalizations, they communicate ... Read more about this post
  • Legacy of the Sea March 20, 2014 Talbot’s Adventures By Kathy Borsuk ~ Photos Courtesy Levardo Talbot Whether you are a resident or tourist, there is no one better to spend time out on the water with than an “authentic” Turks & Caicos native. Besides safely piloting the boat through gleaming turquoise seas, you will be introduced to the best snorkeling, fishing and ... Read more about this post

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Marta Morton, owner/operator of Harbour Club Villas (www.harbourclubvillas.com) took this photo of the native Turks & Caicos rock iguana on Bay Cay. This endemic animal is being threatened by the invasive green iguana. See article on page 36.

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