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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 …

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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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Government House

  Did you know that Government House is listed as the official residence of the Governor General of the Bahamas? The original government house was the home of Governor Richard Fitzwilliam and was completed in 1737 but was soon replaced with a new building built in the Georgian Colonial style …