Monthly Archives: January 2009

Long Bay beach

How the weather changes here on Provo……………flat calm without a breath of wind early this morning then the wind picked up and really started to blow by the afternoon. A perfect day for walking the beach at Long Bay and … Continue reading

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Wild Cotton

  British Loyalists who were taking refuge from the American revolution set up Cotton and Sisal Plantations in the Turks and Caicos Islands. These were worked by imported slaves with the Cotton and Sisal being sold in London and New York. … Continue reading

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Snuba

Not quite ready to scuba dive………..well try some Snuba with Jodi who will guide you along the White House Reef at Coral Gardens on Grace Bay.  Snuba divers breathe under water through a 20 foot air line which is connected … Continue reading

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Sea Biscuit

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Grace Bay beach

Here’s my favourite photo of Grace Bay beach taken at the White House Reef by Coral Gardens. The reef comes up very close to the shore and is protected by a circle of buoys. Snorkelers are asked to stay outside … Continue reading

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Curly Tailed Lizard

 This Curly Tailed Lizard is only found in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Although it is fairly common in the islands, this particular species is found nowhere else in the world. It is identified by yellow and black stripes along … Continue reading

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More Hermit crabs

You may think that I’ve gone crazy for crabs but I couldn’t resist taking photos of this hermit crab. Barry found this little guy on his way to the pool. I got him to pose for the camera because as … Continue reading

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Thirsty work!

What can I say………..this is the life. Floating along in our sparkling clear ocean while sipping on a beer. I hope you’ll come on down to enjoy our white sandy beaches and clear turquoise water. See you soon, Marta http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Crabs

Hi Marta and Barry.  Mike and I got your email message letting us know of your new blog.  It’s quite fun!  I love your pictures.  It brings back such nice memories of the fun we had when we stayed with … Continue reading

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Rainbow over the Cays

A cloudy day, a sudden rain storm and out came this beautiful rainbow on the south side of Provo and just up the road from Harbour Club Villas. I took the photo from a friend’s house high on a hill … Continue reading

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