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Scenic Shelly Bay

Scenic Shelly Bay, with its panoramic view extending from Hamilton Parish to Dockyard, has for decades been a favourite park for families. Its sheltered curve of bay and shallow blue waters are ideal for small children enticed by the wonders of sand and sea. The children’s playground near the beach is an attraction, too, especially in wintry weather when the water cools. And across the way, beyond the car park, a stretch of field hosts cricket and soccer games as…


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Bermuda’s First Floral Pageant – June 1930

This article was taken from our archives. It reflects life in Bermuda in 1930, at a time when black Bermudians weren't allowed to participate in events such as the floral pageant due to segregation laws. The article below details the…


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How Bermuda Listens to the Sound of Sea Giants

This article is from our archives. It originally appeared within the pages of the February 1981 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. Bermudians will capitalize on just about anything! And the discovery of valuable…


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Power & Prejudice: The Story of the 1902 Dockyard Riots & The Reverend Charles Monk Trial

Bermuda, 1902. The Boer War is raging in South Africa, and thousands of Boer prisoners of war are incarcerated on islands in the Great Sound. The Rock (population 17,500) is picturesque but not hugely prosperous. Bermuda onions still find a…


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Vintage Growing up Bermudian

Growing up in Bermuda is like nowhere else in the world. Although lots has changed over the years, these snapshots of youngsters in times gone by are likely to strike a cord with anyone who is lucky enough to call…

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The 411 on Shipwrecks: 12 Wrecks You Should Know

With more shipwrecks per square mile than anywhere else in the world, Bermuda is known as the shipwreck capital of the Atlantic. It’s no wonder why Bermuda was once known as the Devil’s Isle as the constellation of reefs that…