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Vintage Aerial Views of Bermuda

Mark Twain called Bermuda "the biggest little place in the world" due to the variability of its landscape. From the air, you can see Bermuda in a very special way.  


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Tourist in Your Own Town: Devonshire Parish

Known by early settlers as “Brackish Pond”, Devonshire doesn’t often come to mind as a parish filled with places to explore. But by contrast, this list will give you plenty of inspiration to dive into Devonshire’s cultural charms.   Palm…


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Surfing BDA

If the surfer spirit has shown us anything, it’s that they will find a wave and something to ride it with wherever a swell may roam. Whether it’s Lieutenant Kilgore liberating an occupied Vietnamese beach with an outstanding break —…


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Mopeds and Automobiles in Old Bermuda

Once upon a time, Bermuda didn't have private automobiles. Our main form of transportation was the railway service, but this was short-lived, and became obsolete when Bermuda did start to allow individuals to own their own car. Take a look…


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A History of Whaling in Bermuda

Whaling in Bermuda began in the 17th century, and, research reveals, it was an altogether improvised affair. In true Bermuda spirit, a historian notes “boat crews were treated to rum punch at the end of the day, regardless of whether…

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10 Historical Facts About Coney Island

Join Cassine and The Retreat on Sunday, September 27th, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for the Coney Island Coastal Clean Up. Click here to sign-up! 1. The bridge that provides access to the island is the site of one…