I’ve had a couple of emails lately from early Christmas shoppers, asking where they could buy my book, Those Who Stayed. As a reminder, here’s the complete list of Bahamian stores carrying it.
Outside the Bahamas, you can order it online HERE.
Island cottage – Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas.
Hey, that little green house looks familiar! The waterfront at Settlement Creek, Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas.
“In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”
How many of us learned this cheery verse in primary school? In easy-to-memorize rhyming couplets, it relates the tale of Christopher Columbus, a brave and benevolent explorer.
But, as I learned while researching my book, Those Who Stayed, the truth about Columbus is infinitely darker than this perky, whitewashed version. Here, excerpted from the book, is the part of Columbus’ story that you probably weren’t taught in school.
Sunset clouds, Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas.
Bridal bouquet (aka Plumeria Pudica) flowers, Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas.
Morning on the Sea of Abaco, Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas.
It’s Reader Photo Friday!
Thanks to Patti Hanafourde of Gone Bananas on Lubbers for this image of a five-point seastar.
Not quite ripe! Seagrapes in New Plymouth, Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas.