Issue 109 (May/June 2011)

History, hiking, ecotourism…and of course beaches. Desiree Seebaran discovers the unexplored side of the island (Tobago) • Polly Thomas trekked all round Grenada and as far as Carriacou to find the best beaches for sun, sand, sea and snorkelling • You can find Mario Sabga-Aboud’s coffee shops throughout the region. He talked to Debbie Jacob about this Caribbean success story – over a cup of coffee, of course • Nazma Muller tells the story of a love driven by a passion for life, art – and Jamaica • The reflections of British-Caribbean writer Caryl Phillips, as told to Lisa Allen-Agostini • After African slaves were freed in 1838, Indian migrants came to the Caribbean to take their place on the sugar estates. Bridget Brereton tells how Indians arrived in Trinidad • The festival is no more, but its legacy lives on. Nazma Muller celebrates this Jamaican literary landmark • A group from T&T is helping to rebuild an orphanage there. Cedriann J Martin on what’s rising out of the rubble after last year’s terrible earthquake • St Nicholas Abbey, in Barbados, is a sugar estate and rum distillery – and a house with 350 years of history. Debbie Jacob paid a visit • and much more…

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