Here’s my reel from the Saba Day weekend festivities. I’ll talk more about my favorite moments from now on.
Hurricane Irma pummeled St. Maarten/St. Martin on Wednesday as it tore through the Caribbean toward the continental U.S.
Flamboyant trees blossom in late June/early July on St. Maarten. Their signature crimson flowers spring from the scrawny branches like embers, hopping from one ancient trunk to the next and setting the skyline ablaze. Here are a few photos of a recent visit to Emilio Wilson Park on St. Maarten, featuring flamboyants. Continue reading Photo Blog: Summertime inferno
Want a real workout?
Do the annual Carnival Grand Parade.
First, a confession: I had never before attended any French St. Martin Carnival event. Not once. Not ever. I wasn’t boycotting. It had just never occurred to me, oddly enough, that there would be anything to see there.
I saw members of the Florida State University come together in the fall of 2015 to console each other after the sudden and tragic deaths of three of their peers in a car crash.