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Jankanoo festival, Music in Turks and Caicos

The Cultural Significance of Junkanoo

Written by Layton Lewis To understand the importance of Junkanoo and its cultural impact on the Turks and Caicos, we must first learn about what this artform truly is and its history. To be precise the exact origin of Junkanoo to this day is unknown, but its roots can be traced back to West African culture. It is a dance, musical transcendence of harmonious sounds, and is culturally embedded in Turks and Caicos’ ancestral lineage. Junkanoo was at first spontaneous cultural expression enacted by slaves on the days they had

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written by “Layton Lewis” Home to some of the most majestic birds in the world, Grand Turk is the perfect destination for bird watching. From novice bird watchers, to experts, this coastline destination offers many opportunities to enjoy different species of birds in their natural habitats. When touring the national parks, you can find over 170 different species of birds on the island of Grand Turk alone, it is truly a birdwatcher’s paradise. There are a few bird watching trails in Grand Turk that you can either experience by walking

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Top exhilarating watersport activities in the Turks and Caicos Islands to explore!

Explore watersport activities in the Turks and Caicos. The ‘Beautiful by Nature’ Turks and Caicos Islands, notorious for its turquoise clear waters and its white sandy beaches is also home to numerous watersports activities that would leave you coming back for more year after year. Experience the thrilling adventures abound in this charming archipelago, and revel yin exciting moments while emersed in our aquatic scenery. These activities can be enjoyed on all Sister Islands, however, they are most prominent on the islands    Providenciales and Grand Turk. If you consider

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Sister Island Business Spotlight: Aunty Nann’s Homemade Delights – Grand Turk

By Elisha Jennings  Anyone that knows me, knows that I love supporting locally owned businesses, particularly those operated by young people from the Turks and Caicos Islands. In our first installment of our Sister Island Business Spotlight, we will venture to the Turks and Caicos Islands capital – Grand Turk. I was first introduced to Aunty Nann’s Homemade Delights in 2019 when its owner Cherline Dabel emerged as winner of the Pitch Please competition hosted by the Grace Bay Resorts Community Foundation. Since then, the business has grown in popularity. Aunty

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Sandbar - Beach Bar - Grand Turk

Fun, Rum and Sun – Top 3 Happy Hour Spots in Grand Turk

By Layton Lewis Grand Turk, the capital of the Turks and Caicos Islands, is renowned for its historic significance, iconic salinas reminiscent of our Salt Industry and its world class diving. For locals, Grand Turk is also synonymous with good vibes and good times. To be able to indulge in an array of liquors, delicious appetizers, and soak in radiant sunshine – happy hour in Grand Turk has always been the silver lining of any local’s day and it can be yours too!  What better way to complement the breath-taking

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Salt Cay - Turks and Caicos Aerials

Grand Turk’s Sea Salt Crystal and its Cultural Impact

By Layton Lewis In the early 1700’s, British colonials and the Bermudians realized the potential of developing the “Sea Salt Industry” in the Turks and Caicos Islands. After 200 years, proper methodization of infrastructure, helped to improve the exportation of local salt to North America and the Caribbean.  Grand Turk produced the largest salinas in the Turks and Caicos. At the peak of production in the early 1900’s, almost 227 acres were being used. The salt industry was our largest and most profitable industry, but it also had one of

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