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Into the Ocean: West Whale Bay
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Into the Ocean: West Whale Bay

Whale Bay Park consists of a grassy field and small area of woodland surrounding a nearby nineteenth century fort, which now overlooks Port Royal Golf Course. Like Church Bay, West Whale Bay is tucked below a clifftop although the incline is not as steep so steps are not necessary. However, this is an elusive beach because it literally comes and goes according to the tides. So it’s best to check for low tide before visiting. When evident, the shore is…


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A Bermuda Summer Bucket List

Summer is officially here and we have the ultimate bucket list for you, featuring 13 truly Bermudian activities to enjoy this season. 1. Bodysurf the South ShoreYou probably haven’t been body surfing since you were a kid. It was the…


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A Beating (Re)Treat

Military music has stirred the souls of Bermudians for centuries. From its roots in the British regiments of the 1700s, to the self-taught black musicians before abolition, Elizabeth Jones explores the evolution of Bermuda's early band music. It would be…


The Consummate Bermudian

Ode to the Bermuda Vernacular

Unique Elements of Our Island's Architecture Stepped White Roofs Our distinctive roofs are not just visually striking they’re remarkably functional, too. Shingled with limestone slates, Bermuda's roofs serve the dual purpose of collecting rainwater and channeling it into underground tanks…


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Vintage Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby

The Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby has been a great event to participate in as well as spectate for 115 years! These photos are of runners that participated in the derby in the 1980's.

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Bermuda Day Fitted Dinghy Regatta – Vintage Edition

To honour the traditional Bermuda Day fitted dinghy regatta, we have compiled vintage photos that reveal the few changes that have been made to the boat from then to now. This year's Bermuda Day races which kick off the season…