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The West Indian Flamingo – The National Bird of the Bahamas

[amazon text=Amazon&asin=​ Phoenicopterus ruber a name that is as funny as its owner, The West Indian Flamingo also known as the Caribbean flamingo.  The flamingos are mainly found in four areas around the world, The Galapagos Islands, Southern Caribbean, Northern Caribbean and the Yucatan Peninsula all in various and numerous …

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Lignum Vitae – National Tree of the Bahamas.

Guaiacum sanctum – The Lignum Vitae Not only is it the National Tree of the Bahamas but its name alone is Latin for Tree of Life. This tree got its name because it has so many life restoring properties, the resin or ‘sap’ as Bahamians call it, has been used …

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The International Bazaar – The Lost Shopping Mecca

The Place that Time Forgot   Visiting Grand Bahama on a personal note, I decided to walk through the International Bazaar. As a young lad i spent many days roaming the Bazaar running through crowded narrow passage ways and slipping by the many tourist and locals alike enjoying a lively …