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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, they will just see the chimney of Dolly Pitcher’s abandoned cottage through the trees. Passengers on the left will have a view of the creamy sands of Clearwater Beach and, if they are observant, may notice that the coastline seems…


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Bermuda is Always Bermuda

This article is taken from our archives. It first appeared in the July 1949 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. The writer of this article, Mrs. Florence A. Cooksley, is obviously a lover of Bermuda.…


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Bermuda Below Sea

In honour of Bermudian legend Dr. Neil Burnie, The Bermudian has collected photos from our archives of SCUBA divers and Bermuda underwater scenes.                            


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Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage

Three hundred wrecks unravel 500 years of history in a new book published by the National Museum of Bermuda. Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage embraces the island’s role as the so-called “shipwreck capital of the mid-Atlantic” and describes “the intimate partnership”…


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Royal Bermuda

Bermuda’s 400-year-old links to the British monarchy are explored in a new pictorial edition published by the National Museum of Bermuda. The island counts itself one of the first—and last—British colonies or overseas territories, beginning in the era of New…

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A Gentleman's Sport

The Preakness it isn’t. In fact, Bermuda lobster racing may rate somewhere on the excitement scale just below waiting for the sheriff’s department to close down the Sunday afternoon pony cart races in Eureka, Kansas. But whatever the racing of…