Grand Turk: Rebuilding After The Hurricane

We arrived at the island of Grand Turk and it looked like something out of the cruise ship’s marketing materials. But after spending a few hours there, we got a glimpse of an island that is still struggling to recover from a devastating hurricane.

Grand Turk Caicos IslandsGrand Turk is the capital of the Turks and Caicos Islands, which are a collection of Caribbean paradise just north of Haiti and south of the Bahamas. Grant Turk is seven miles long and boasts of white sandy beaches.

Once getting … Read more ...

The Calming Sea

There’s something calming about the sea. Maybe it’s the rhythm of the waves, I’m not sure. But I do find it very therapeutic. It’s strange in that the cruise ship has all of these bells and whistles.

There’s a casino, karaoke, an arcade, winebar, sportsbar, comedy shows, movies, swimming, hot tubbing (is that a real verb?) a library, shopping and yet all I really want to do is hang out on our balcony and write.

As I sit here, I can see navy blue water … Read more ...