Topic Tag: hurricanes

Arrive, Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, British Virgin Islands

Road Town, Tortola | Neighbourhood

A year and a half after the devastation of Hurricane Irma, the capital of the British Virgin Islands is back in the business of welcoming visitors

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Arrive, Environment, Dominica

Clearing the trail | Escape

Dominica’s Waitukubuli National Trail is the jewel in the Nature Isle’s ecotourism crown. 2017’s Hurricane Maria devastated the trail — along with the rest of Dominica — but now an unusual breed of “voluntourists” are helping restore it. Paul Crask meets two of them

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Engage, Technology, Dominica

Create Caribbean: tech to the people | Plugin

Founded by scholar Schuyler Esprit, Dominica’s Create Caribbean was well on its way to making tech tools for education available to all. Then Hurricane Maria hit. Lisa Allen-Agostini discovers how the digital humanities project is putting the pieces back together

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Arrive, Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, St. Barts

Gustavia, St Barthélemy | Neighbourhood

The picturesque capital of St Barts took a beating during Hurricane Irma — but was soon ready to welcome visitors again, to enjoy its Gallic charms with a Scandinavian twist

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Engage, History

Sombrero Island — a distant light | On this day

A small speck of land at the northern end of the Leewards, Sombrero Island is known to few — but has a surprisngly colourful history. James Ferguson tells tales of shipwrecks, guano mines, and the 150-year-old lighthouse that saved countless sailors’ lives in the dangerous Anegada Passage

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Engage, Travel, Leisure, The Bahamas

Sea to sea: the Bahamas’ Glass Window Bridge

Near the northern tip of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, Glass Window Bridge is a narrow isthmus separating the deep blue Atlantic Ocean from the...

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Culture, Environment, Lifestyle

June too soon! Tracking Caribbean hurricanes

With its blue skies, idyllic beaches, calm turquoise seas and verdant vegetation, you wouldn’t think the Caribbean could be anything but...

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Culture, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Hurricane Harold helps out

It’s a grey day in late October, threatening rain. Harold Hosein is standing inside a 40-foot container, in a scruffy warehouse yard on...

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