Category: History and Culture

Trouvadore, Turks and Caicos Shipwreck

Shipwreck Industry in the Turks and Caicos Islands

In the beautiful by nature, Turks and Caicos Islands, lies a vast history of Shipwrecks that have graced our shores and banks several years ago.  There were over 1,000 ships that have come to grief within the boundary waters of the Turks and Caicos Islands – many of which have fallen over the reef edge

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South Caicos Regatta

South Caicos Regatta

The annual South Caicos Regatta, one of Turks and Caicos Islands’ oldest festivals was commenced following a royal visit by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the second who was then accompanied by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip on February 25th, 1966.  After recognizing that this event should be commemorated not only because

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Salt Cay – The Island of Adventure Throughout the Years

Written by Layton Lewis Salt Cay is the smallest inhabited island in the Turks and Caicos Islands. With a land mass measuring at 2.7 square miles, this island of adventure holds rich history, a closely knitted community, sweet confections and serves as the ultimate island getaway.  History of Salt Cay To understand the Salt Islands

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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

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