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15 Things: Go Deep Sea Fishing and Reel in a Wahoo

  You’ll savour your Bermuda fish sandwich more if you’ve caught the fish yourself. In today’s Bermuda, where smart phones are more prevalent than fishing lines, it’s easier to buy fish from your local angler than head out at dawn to reel it in yourself. But it’s not nearly as much fun. Honour your ancestors and enjoy a deep-sea fishing trip at least once this summer! Don't own a boat of your own? That's okay: De Mako Charters is the…


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15 Things: Dance with the Gombeys

When the Gombeys start playing, every Bermudian within earshot stops abruptly, listens carefully to determine where the drumming is coming from and sets off to join the celebration. Although known for performing during cultural festivities, the Gombeys are perhaps most…


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15 Things: Explore Bermuda's Reefs

Bermuda wasn’t chosen as the setting for The Deep because Hawaii was busy. Truth be told, Bermuda has long been one of the most fascinating places in the world for underwater exploration. Although we’ve always valued our underwater world, it…


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15 Things: Go to Cupmatch Both Days and for Opening Ball

Ahhhhh Cup Match, everyone’s favourite summer holiday when the whole of Bermuda grinds to a complete halt for two days to turn its attention to a cricket game. Cup Match began in July 1902 between the Somerset Cricket Club in…


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15 Things: Jump Off the Rocks, any Rocks and the Higher the Better

Bermudians have always used the rocks at Admiralty House, Horseshoe Bay, and Diving Board Island as springboards for high-dives, back-flips and cannon-balls but it wasn’t until a group of young Bermudians started a series of videos called Falling of the…

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15 Things: Watch the Glow Worms

On the third night after full moon, precisely 56 minutes after sunset, the usually uneventful life of a female glowworms starts to get exciting. She springs up from her home on the ocean floor and heads for the surface of…