Posts Tagged "Antigua"

Antigua Sugar Mills

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Antigua Sugar Mills

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Antigua Sugar Mills The economy of Antigua today is dependent on tourism. The port of St. Johns is a popular stop on the cruise ship routes. There is also a well established network of resorts and villas for those who wish to stay on the island a little longer than the few hours offered to the cruise ship passengers. Anyone venturing out of the port or their vacation home will soon see that Antigua was once dependent on a different industry: Sugar. Throughout the island are the remains of many sugar mills. Per the Museum of Antigua...

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Erosion as Art

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Blog | 1 comment

Erosion as Art

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Erosion as Art I have been reading Rick Sammon’s book “Creative Visualization for Photographers”. This book is not a technique guide in the standard form. It is designed to help the photographer produce better images through ideas that may lead to better vision. Basically, the aim is to give you a better eye for an image and then post-processing it to elevate the result from a snapshot to a great image. Although I highly recommend you read this excellent book, this post is not a typical book review. This post explains how the...

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Cruise Ship St. John’s Harbour

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

Cruise Ship St. John’s Harbour

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Cruise Ship St. John’s Harbour Having made the statement about what a great place the dock for the fishing fleet is to watch the cruise ships leave St. John’s Harbour, Antigua each evening, I thought it only right that I prove it. When the cruise ships dock in St. John’s harbour they tie up with the bow of the ship pointing directly into town. This means that when they leave, they need to made a 180-degree turn before being able to head out to sea. The dock for the fishing boats, being just over a cruise ship’s...

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Fishing Boats St. John’s Harbour

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Fishing Boats St. John’s Harbour

– Click on the image to enlarge or purchase – Fishing Boats St. John’s Harbour The harbour in St. John’s, Antigua is known to most people as a stop for the cruise ships which tour the Caribbean. Also using the harbour are a fleet of small fishing boats which sell their catches at the local fish market. The two piers where the cruise ships dock are on the east end of the bay delivering their passengers directly into the heart of the historic old town. To the north is the commercial docks. Between the historic part of the town and the main commercial port is a dock where the...

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The Churches of St. Paul and St. Barnabas, Antigua

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Blog | 4 comments

The Churches of St. Paul and St. Barnabas, Antigua

Parish of St. Paul with St. Barnabas Today we are going to visit another couple of the beautiful and, in one case charismatic, churches on my favorite Caribbean island, Antigua.  These two are located just over a mile of each other within the parish that bears both their names: St. Paul and St. Barnabas. –  Click on the image to enlarge or purchase  – St. Paul’s Church, Falmouth The site of this church is of historic importance, because it is the site on which some authorities claim that the first church in Antigua was built sometime between 1670 and 1675.  Detailed...

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