Surviving Hurricane Irma – A First Person Account
Oct02

Surviving Hurricane Irma – A First Person Account

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If there’s a poetic way to explain what it’s like to survive a hurricane, let alone one of historical Category 5 strength, Vanessa Thompson has figured it out. In “The Things We Lost in the Storm” post on her blog, Vanessa Explains, Thompson, a school teacher in Anguilla, describes in vivid detail what her husband Daryl, their children and a family friend experienced as Hurricane Irma came and went as they sheltered in the...

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A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love Anguilla
Sep26

A Caribbean Reminder – Why We Love Anguilla

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It’s no secret that Anguilla has occupied a special place in my heart. The island, and especially the people that call it “home,” left a lasting impression on me from my very first visit. Lucky enough to return three months later to cover Moonsplash, the visit only cemented my love for the island and its inhabitants. Poetic words often escape me when trying to describe Anguilla to individuals who haven’t had the chance to visit....

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Inaugural Rendezvous Folk and Blues Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla
Jun21

Inaugural Rendezvous Folk and Blues Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla

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The Rendezvous Folk & Blues Fest will debut on Rendezvous Bay in Anguilla July 7-9, 2017. Spearheaded by Bankie Banx and Dune Preserve, the concept for the music festival was to have various venues on Rendezvous Bay participate while promoting the music. Besides the Dune, businesses taking part in the festival include the Sunshine Shack, Anguilla Great House, Cuisinart Resort and The Place among others. On Friday, July 7th, an...

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Anguilla’s Moonsplash 2017 Details
Jan03

Anguilla’s Moonsplash 2017 Details

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The dates for Moonsplash 2017 in Anguilla have been announced with the annual reggae music festival tentatively set to take place March 10-12 according to the site anguilla-beaches.com. The date also coincides with the March full moon, hence the festival’s name, so the information from Nori and her crew should be considered as accurate as you can get at this date. The promotion team around Moonsplash is notorious for confirming the...

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Fire Destroys Anguilla’s Madeariman Restaurant and Bar
Oct19

Fire Destroys Anguilla’s Madeariman Restaurant and Bar

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Madeariman Restaurant and Bar, located on the beach at Shoal Bay East in Anguilla, was sadly destroyed in a fire in the early morning hours of October 18th. Located next door to Uncle Ernie’s Beach Bar at the west end of Shoal Bay East, the fire was reported to local police at about 1:30 am and quickly engulfed the building which was destroyed by the conflagration. The Royal Anguilla Police Force released this update on their Facebook...

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Livin in the Sun Music Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla
Oct05

Livin in the Sun Music Festival Set to Debut in Anguilla

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The Livin in the Sun Music Festival, hosted by Sandy Island Enterprises in collaboration with the Anguilla Tourist Board, will be taking place at various locations in Anguilla November 11-13. A lineup featuring some of the world’s best DJs, including Walshy Fire of Major Lazer, the Livin in the Sun festival will also include food, live art and watersports along with a possible DJ workshop for local student. Being a huge fan of...

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