Bahamas Sets Reopening Date For International Travel
Jun01

Bahamas Sets Reopening Date For International Travel

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The island archipelago nation of the Bahamas announced on its Ministry of Tourism page that the Bahamas would reopen to international travelers on July 1st. The announcement stated that “At this point in time, the July 1 reopening date is tentative and subject to change based on COVID-19 trends, namely, if there is a deterioration in improvement or if government and health organizations determine that the protocols and...

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Extensive Video of Treasure Cay, Bahamas Post-Dorian Released
Dec17

Extensive Video of Treasure Cay, Bahamas Post-Dorian Released

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A new videographer (the Olinde Boys) on YouTube released an almost 16 minute long video of his recent trip to Treasure Cay in the Bahamas. The video, filmed about 2 1/2 months after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the area, reflects an island still very much feeling the affects of the historic storm. The comments also mention that few people still reside in Treasure Cay – as you can see from the above video, the reason is obvious. Note...

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The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – An Unfiltered Look Through the Lens of Instagram: Great Guana Cay
Sep30

The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – An Unfiltered Look Through the Lens of Instagram: Great Guana Cay

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It’s been almost a month since Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas as a historic category 5 hurricane. In the weeks since, the corner of the country that took the brunt of the storm has slowly begun the recovery process. Even as other areas of this vast archipelago continue life uninterrupted, areas like Great Guana Cay continue to face an uncertain future. That uncertainty hasn’t stopped Great Guana’s residents and supporters from...

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The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – An Unfiltered Look Through the Lens of Instagram: Scotland Cay
Sep17

The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – An Unfiltered Look Through the Lens of Instagram: Scotland Cay

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After Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas, one of the islands I was often asked about was Scotland Cay. The questions weren’t coming because it’s a huge tourist destination. Most of the island, besides a small marina and airport, consists of privately owned residences. Due to this, information was hard to come by immediately after the storm – unless the property owners were sharing updates online, there were no resorts, restaurants or...

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Massive Repository Created of Bahamas Images Post Hurricane Dorian
Sep12

Massive Repository Created of Bahamas Images Post Hurricane Dorian

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After Hurricane Dorian tore through the Bahamas, Jim Abernethy and Dack Patriaca took aerial images of the affected areas and uploaded about 1800 of them to a Google drive. Sharing them with everyone who had access to the internet, they’ve been a great resource for people looking for updates from the Bahamas. The majority of the images are high resolution, something not readily available with the way social media images are...

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