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Eleuthera the Beautiful

I got a call from a client of mine to work for two days on the tiny Island of Harbour Island.  Well that’s a no brainier right there. Ofcourse I took the job, we discussed terms of which I threw in a few personal request one of which was to …

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Briland Sweet eh! – A day trip

Harbour Island     Wanting to get away for a short trip, see something different experience something new I decided to take a day trip to Harbour Island also known as Briland. The best way to get there for a day trip is by boat. It takes long but its …

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The Cloisters

  Just a short trip over the bridge lies the Versailles Gardens and the Cloisters. Did you know that the garden and cloisters were originally a part of a French Monastery? The structure was built in the 12 or 13 century in Montrejau France by the Augustinian Order. Most people …

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Clifton Heritage Park

  Did you know that the Clifton heritage site dates back to more than 220 years ago? The property was originally owned by a Loyalist that left the Americas for the Bahamas by the name of John Wood. Its recorded that Mr Wood moved to Nassau and purchased land to …

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Bust of Sir Milo Butler Statue

  Did you know that the bust of sir Milo Butler weighs 375lbs and with its stone pedestal clocks in at over 550lbs? Located across from parliament square the bust of sir Milo Butler is made of an alloy of 85% copper 5% tin 5% zinc and 5% lead, this …

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Parliament Buildings

  Did you know that the parliament buildings were built by the loyalist between 1790 and 1815 which makes the buildings between 174-199 years old, the middle building is said to have started at about the same time as the gaol but being smaller the gaol was completed first. Those …

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Balcony House

Did you know that Balcony House may be the oldest house in the city of Nassau? Not the oldest building but oldest residential home, records as far back as 1788 report a small structure on the property. This map and historical time will place Balcony House in the Loyalist era. …