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The Bahamas Straw Market a feast for tourists

We arrive at the Straw Market around 9:00 a.m., just as its vendors begin throwing back the blue plastic tarps that shield their wares from the passing tropical showers that douse Nassau, like most else in these latitudes, every few […]

The Bahamas Straw Market a feast for tourists

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We arrive at the Straw Market around 9:00 a.m., just as its vendors begin throwing back the blue plastic tarps that shield their wares from the passing tropical showers that douse Nassau, like most else in these latitudes, every few […]

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Batfish are the camouflage masters of The Bahamas

I suspect deep down I enjoy being disapproved of. It may explain my adoration of a former bartender at the Russian Samovar. It may also explain my new favorite

Jaws Beach was a pleasant surprise

I’m not going to lie. The only reason Jaws Beach made our short list of places to visit on the trip is due to its place in pop culture

Orange Hill Inn and the octopus

Patrick leaves lodging up to me. I’ve got a decent track record for finding interesting places to stay – everything from friends of friends to boats to a hostel

An all too brief look at the economics of The Bahamas

The Bahamas are a cultural and economic crossroads and have been for centuries. It is one of many places Christopher Columbus is given credit for “discovering,” ignoring millennia of

Nassau: A tourist hot spot to start the trip

So why Nassau? Arguably, Nassau caters to tourists, not travelers, with its omnipresent cruise ships and Paradise Island’s Disneyfied version of the Caribbean. As our regular readers know, we

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