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5 Historical Facts about Devil’s Hole Aquarium

Although now closed to the public, Devil's Hole is still home to a myriad of marine life including 150-pound green turtles, groupers, moray eels, and more. Here are 5 historic facts about the natural wonder we're betting you probably don't already know. 1. Owned by Thomas Trott in the 1800s, this natural aquarium came into being after the roof of a cavern on his property collapsed. For years Trott used it as a fish pond for the groupers he caught…


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The Story of St. David’s

As Delta’s flight 561 descends and approaches the runway, passengers peer through the windows for their first glimpse of Bermuda. Those on the right side of the plane see a wooded hillside and a lighthouse. If they look very carefully,…


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Vintage Island Churches

With more churches per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda is ripe with places to worship. We'd also argue that our churches are some of the most idyllic in appearance too, but perhaps we're biased?   [caption…


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The Significance of Shipwrecks

A version of this article first appeared in Quest: The Journal of Global Underwater Explorers   This is a question I've been asked on several occasions and honestly, it is a fair question. When I first started working for the…


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Walter Hilgrove Ingham, the Last of the Rowboat Ferrymen

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the February 1952 issue of The Bermudian. The full text appears here in its original form. On the 18th day of February in the year 1902 a young boy,…

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Come Fly with Me: Vintage Aviation in Bermuda

Many of us haven't seen the inside of a plane since the beginning of the COIVD-19 pandemic. With more opportunities to travel on our horizons, we can reminisce on the flights of yesteryear with hope rather than despair. Bermuda has…