When was the last time you saw an operating manual lighthouse? It’s not easy. There aren’t very many of them left in the world.
One of the last is in the Bahamas, on Hope Town in Abaco. It’s the Elbow Reef Lighthouse and, oh, what a beautiful landmark!
This year’s festival was the first visit from Calico Jack and Charles Vane…at least in the last 300 years or so… which meant they needed a little initiation. So they were called up to the stage to join the Every Child Counts drum performance. Let me illustrate the differences with a pair of musical slide shows.
I am back from my annual trek to The Island Roots Heritage Festival on Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas.
2016 marked 10 years since my first trip to Green Turtle. That year, I was invited to the Island Roots Heritage Festival to be Mary Read. In years since I have organized groups to go as various historical characters that suited the event theme – Queen Victoria and her Court, Wreckers, Loyalists, etc.