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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 surround and protect our island are treacherous and difficult to navigate; one wrong move could prove fatal for almost any vessel of any size. The good news is that due to advances in technology, visiting and passing ships are able…


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A Host of Ghosts: Tales from Bermuda’s Most Haunted Homes

This article has been taken from our archives. It originally appeared in the April 1977 issue of The Bermudian It’s certainly a bit annoying being evicted from your home having already paid next month’s rent, especially if it’s so pleasant…


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Howard Academy Remembered

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in The Bermudian in 1985. It appears here exactly as it did originally. To many Bermudians, Howard Academy is a forgotten chapter in the history of secondary education in these…


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The Bridges of Bermuda

Today, people who travel from A to B in Bermuda by boat are few and far between. Most of us take to the roads, often oblivious of how many bridges over water we have to cross in order to traverse…


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Front Street: Then & Now

Bermuda has gone through significant transformations over the last few centuries. But for many of the landmarks, streets, and buildings that have made Front Street iconic, little has changed.    [twenty20 img1="25951" img2="25952" offset="0.5"]     [twenty20 img1="25945" img2="25946" offset="0.5"]…

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Talking Shark Hash, Codfish and Coconut Cupcakes with Dolly Pitcher and Fernanda Pacheco

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 2002 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  Dolly Pitcher is sitting in Fernanda Pacheco’s kitchen in St. David’s. It’s a cold,…