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The Colour of Tourism Part I
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The Colour of Tourism Part I

This article was taken from our archives. It comes from the Spring 2012 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. In the advent of Bermuda tourism, the island was strategically promoted as the ideal playground for affluent (white) Americans, Part 1. Where would tourism be without Mark Twain? From his first visit in 1868 until his last departure in 1910, Twain endowed Bermuda with a trove of quotable quotes that have adorned travel guides and…


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Requiem for A Railway

Bermuda’s little railway started to die with the old year. At midnight, 1947/1948, the first pike of the Hamilton-Somerset line was ceremoniously removed, and demolition began. The bells heralding the New Year chimed in with sounds of pick and shovel.…