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Our Bermuda

When is the Best Time to Pick Loquats?

With Bermuda loquats in full bloom, we are reminded of a "good one" Fiona Hatfield told a while back that we shared in The Bermudian's From The Crows Nest, a few years ago. A lovely English couple were visiting Bermuda last February. They were walking down a quiet road when they stopped to chat with two young Bermudian boys. Behind the boys they spotted a loquat tree laden with fruit not yet ripe, and not knowing, they asked the boys what the tree was. Their…


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7 Famous Bermuda Landmarks as They Once Were

Can you recall what H.A.&E. Smith's looked like? You just might be able to conjure up a faint image but there isn't a person alive who can remember Trimingham's storefront from 1861. These photographs reveal a Front Street that is frozen…


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Be a Tourist in Your Own Town in Southampton

When was the last time you got out and about in Southampton? This is one of the parishes most visited by tourists, because it contains our coveted South Shore beaches and the lighthouse. It's about time you looked back at…


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What To Do On A Rainy Day

When it's dark and stormy outside, here's what you can do to pass the time.   Go swimming If you’re getting wet in the ocean anyway, why not go swimming in the rain? Exclusively swimming in the blazing sunshine is…


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8 Movies Filmed in Bermuda

As anyone who has ever visited Bermuda's shores knows, our island is an idyllic place. In fact, for centuries poets and novelists have used Bermuda as the setting for major works, including poetry by Mark Twain, William Shakespeare's The Tempest…

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The History of The Constellation Shipwreck

Bermudian salvage missions recovered much of the Constellation's cargo, including sealed glass vials of medicine which were completely intact. These would go on to inspire 'Jaws' author Peter Benchley to write his second book.   Early History The boat had…