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Our Bermuda

Into the Ocean: Clearwater Beach

Clearwater has a special charm for those of us who remember when it was part of the American base and therefore forbidden territory to most Bermudians. Once the base lands were returned to us, in 1996, it became a public beach park and has since become a much-loved swimming spot, thanks to its two sandy beaches and its seemingly endless stretch of sheltered ocean. In fact, the beaches are strictly speaking “artificial” since they were made for army personnel use…


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Eastern County Cup: St. David’s vs. Flatts Victoria

On July 17th, Flatts Victoria took to the wickets to challenge St. David's in the first game of the 2021 Eastern County Cup at Sea Breeze Oval in Bailey’s Bay. Photographer Oliver Tucker was on hand to capture the friendly…


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Vintage Clubs of the Glory Days

How many remember dancing till dawn at the Guinea Discotheque? Or sipping cocktails at Ace of Clubs? During a time when baby boomers were coming of age and new technology was being embraced, Bermuda’s nightclubs were packed and it was…


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Rites of Passage for Every Bermudian

There are certain things that bind together all Bermudians. This little island is a unique community, precipitating a very specific culture. Take a look at our list of rites of passage most of us have experienced.   Putting a Penny…


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Shipwreck Stories: The Hermes

Not much of a treasure vessel, the Hermes' true wealth is as a dive site. Specifically scuttled to create an artificial reef, it offers spectacular views of a complete ship eerily resting on the sandy bottom off South Shore.  …

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Tourist in Your Own Town: 5 Iconic Bermuda Things to do this Weekend!

This weekend, reacquaint yourself with our history and culture by undertaking these 5 truly Bermudian things.   Enjoy our National Drink It was a dark and stormy night when the Sea Venture wrecked upon the Devil’s Isles, resulting in the…