Tag: history

pirate ship

Meet the pirates of Nassau

Not many places are as steeped in pirate lore as the Caribbean, especially The Bahamas. So, come aboard ye, and learn about pirate ships and their fantastical experiences on the Caribbean seas. In the 1600’s, it wasn’t an uncommon sight to see a pirate ship being illegally docked on the Bahamian shores. You can almost hear a privateer shouting his lungs out and announcing their arrival, Ahoy, matey! Avast ye!

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Wallblake House (built in 1787 by Will Blake, oldest surviving plantation house on Anguilla)

The true, unbelievable story of how Anguilla threw off its shackles

The Caribbean island of Anguilla has long enjoyed a reputation by those in the know as a world-class tourist destination. Since the very first settlers set foot on its white sands, it feels like the island was destined for greatness. While many likely associate Anguilla with pristine beaches, cerulean waters, and lush luxury resorts, fewer are aware of its rich history and the compelling, inspiring story of its hard-won freedom.

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