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Through the Camera of James B. Heyl

From 1868 to 1897, photographer James B. Heyl traveled the island, capturing still images of Bermuda and her people. Included in the collection of images were photos of buildings, churches, roadways, streets and sailboats, all of which combined gives us insight into what life was really like back then. Here are 12 photographs by James B. Heyl we love.    [caption id="attachment_15186" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Cedar Avenue[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_15174" align="aligncenter" width="...

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7 Experiences Every Bermudian Has Had

We may come from different parishes, go to different schools and rep different teams at Cup Match, but there are certain things than every Bermudian can say they've experienced. No matter how different we are, these shared experiences bring us t...

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57 Things Every Bermudian Must Do

So you call yourself a Bermudian? You can’t claim the status if you haven’t done the time.   Climb to the Top of the Lighthouse Standing 362 feet above sea level, Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse is not tall by lighthouse standards, but ...

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Vintage Transportation in Bermuda

From the train to pedal bikes and what are now vintage cars, transportation in Bermuda has always featured some great ways of seeing our beautiful island. Here is a collection of photographs from our archives showing how locals once got around t...

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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...

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7 Things You Never Thought To Do This Winter

Who said life on the rock was dull? This winter, take advantage of unique happenings around the island - perhaps you could simultaneously satisfy some of your New Year's Resolutions at the same time.    Life Drawing at the BSoA ...