Winter 2022 Archive

  • Lights, Camera, Action! February 3, 2022 Third Annual Turks & Caicos International Film Festival By Matthew Matlack, Sea Turtle Creative When I received notice that the documentary short, “East Caicos Expedition” (www.eastcaicosexpedition.com), had been accepted into the Turks & Caicos International Film Festival, I was elated. I shot the film over three whirlwind days in October 2019 with the plan being to take ... Read more about this post
  • Island Visionary January 4, 2022 The late “Fritz” Ludington helped initiate development on Providenciales. By Dr. Carlton Mills ~ Images Courtesy Turks & Caicos National Museum Over the last fifty years, what was once known only as Blue Hills (now Providenciales), has witnessed a remarkable transformation. One of the key players in this process was the late Frederick Ludington (affectionately known as ... Read more about this post
  • TCI Coastal Culture Values January 4, 2022 Culture. What is it? And why should we care? By Oshin Whyte If you had told me a year ago that I would be moving back home to the Turks & Caicos Islands (after living in England for six years) to study culture, I would most likely think that you are having a laugh. My earliest memory ... Read more about this post
  • Food for Thought . . . Not Iguanas January 3, 2022 How does tourism impact the endemic TCI Rock Iguana? By Devyn Hannon, Jacqui Taff, Sedona Stone, Maddie Adkison, Lily Finn, Amber Johnson, Abbey Stewart, Luke Monteiro, Kerry Bresnahan and Morgan Karns, The School for Field Studies Edited by Julia Locke, Waterfront Assistant, The School for Field Studies Hiking in the Turks & Caicos Islands: bright sunshine, stunning ocean ... Read more about this post
  • Treasures on the Reef January 3, 2022 The TCI’s dive sites are a cornucopia of opportunity. By Kelly Currington Bags packed . . . dive gear checked . . . underwater camera ready to go . . . and you’re off! No matter where your dive destination may be, there is undoubtedly a list of dive sites and locations for you to plan your ... Read more about this post
  • Middle Caicos Pioneers January 3, 2022 Michael, Mikki and Dale Marie Witt. Story & Historical Photos By Michael and Mikki Witt This is the story of three people who went into a difficult adventure that turned into a wonderful experience.  It all started in 1990 when my mother, Dale Marie Witt, had just lost her companion to a heart attack. She wasn’t sure what ... Read more about this post
  • Clear as Mud January 1, 2022 The origins of early pottery in the Lucayan Islands. By Emily Kracht and Lindsay Bloch ~ With Bill Keegan, Betsy Carlson, and Michael Pateman In our last “Talking Taino” we described a variety of ways that meals were prepared without clay pots. The invention of pottery vessels led to widespread sharing of the technology and almost universal adoption. ... Read more about this post
  • A Ripple Effect January 1, 2022 Impact of rising sea surface temperatures. By Paul Wilkerson The topic of global warming is filling the headlines from the Islands to the States, from the Far East to the Far West and everywhere in between. And for good reason. Global warming is having resounding impacts around the world. Residents and visitors may assume because the Turks ... Read more about this post
  • The Traveling’ Man Who Didn’t Travel December 27, 2021 Lindsay Gardiner By Jody Rathgeb ~ Photo By Tom Rathgeb He was always there. In the 1990s and early 2000s, you never had to look far for Lindsay Gardiner. It seemed he never left his spot at Provo airport, behind the desk of Global Airways. His was the face of the air charter company, a welcome sight ... Read more about this post

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