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Vintage Bermuda Homes & Architecture

Call us biased for thinking so but the homes that dot our scenic shores are some of the most unique and beautiful in the world. The Georgian windows, Bermuda roof, butteries, wooden shutters and welcoming arms have a distinct aesthetic that hasn't changed much over the centuries. Here are 10 vintage Bermuda homes once featured in the pages of The Bermudian - how many are still standing?   [caption id="attachment_14938" align="aligncenter" width="800"] An old Bermuda house circa 1909[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_14939" align="aligncenter"…


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Bermuda’s Best Parks and Nature Reserves

Think you've been to every Bermudian park worth going to? Think again!   Abbots Cliff This 18-acre park in Hamilton Parish boasts fantastic Cliffside views of Harrington Sound and an unmarked trail winds between agricultural land to the very top…


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Tourist in Your Own Town: An Afternoon in Flatts Village

First settled in 1612 and home to several prominent Bermudian families, Flatts has a long and colourful history that includes shipbuilding, commerce and even a little smuggling. Today, Flatts is a small community made up of several restaurants, residences and…


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Into the Ocean: John Smith’s Bay

A local wag often explains to tourists that he knew the John Smith after whom this beach is named because, he says, they lived next door to each other. Since the relevant Captain John Smith was a famous seventeenth-century explorer…


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Bermuda’s Beaches Reimagined

Every Bermudian has their favourite beach, whether it be a secluded unnamed bay or a bustling, noisy shoreline but some beaches are better than others for very specific reasons. Here's our list of worthy beaches and why each should be…

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A Look Back at the Non-Mariners Race

Although now a thing of the past, the Non-Mariners Race will forever be one of the island's most treasured cultural events. For forty years, the Sunday after Cup Match was marked with non-vessels, non-races and non-raft-ups, filling Mangrove Bay with…