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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The Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – An Unfiltered Look Through the Lens of Instagram
Sep09

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

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It’s been about a week since Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas. Most of the information I’ve been able to gather has been via social media, namely Facebook. YouTube has been an effective resource as well but when it comes to the most up to date posts, it’s hard to beat the immediacy of Instagram. Since Hurricane Dorian, we haven’t been able to share many Instagram posts – that’s going to change. For the next few weeks, we’ll...

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Hurricane Dorian and the Bahamas – What We Can Tell You (9/10 Update)
Sep04

Hurricane Dorian and the Bahamas – What We Can Tell You (9/10 Update)

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Category 5 Hurricane Dorian ravaged the northwestern Bahamas with its eye making landfall first in Elbow Cay and then moving onto Marsh Harbour and Grand Bahama island. Churning through the archipelago at 1 mph and stalling over the region for almost two days, Dorian has devastated this island paradise. Updates have been posted to the Facebook page as often as I can find them. In an effort to further help keep individuals up to date...

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