A few months ago I wrote an article for What’s Hot about the pros and
cons of artificial reefs anticipating the deployment and sinking of the
USS Kittiwake here in Grand Cayman. Due to a number of factors the
sinking was delayed until 5 January , 2011.
We had just finished another incredible dive on the north wall of Grand
Cayman, and back in the boat, my daughter Jessica, said “Dad! Did you
see the number of small Nassau groupers on that dive, there were at
least five or six! I don’t recall seeing that many a few years ago”.
I have revisited Little Cayman every year since I first landed there in the early 70s via CAL’s DC-3. This little paradise is special - when you think about it, any place where iguanas have the right of way and there are more hammocks than guest rooms must be unique.
November and December promise to be two of the most exciting months ever for cycling in the Cayman Islands. One of the world’s top professional cycling teams, Garmin-Transitions, will be hosting its first training camp of the 2011 season in Grand Cayman.
Even though Grand Cayman is a vacation paradise for many visitors to its
fair shores, those who know it as home often struggle to see the
vacation destination side of the Island through their office windows. So
every now and again, a quick break to a tropical island paradise may
well be in order.
Cayman is becoming a popular port of call for cruises of a musical
nature. In September, the Sailing Southern Ground cruise will take to
the water, leaving Tampa on 2 September aboard the Carnival Inspiration.
Living on a tropical island is something residents of the Cayman Islands
take for granted. Yet what many view as home is a vacation paradise for
visitors. Although the winter tourist season can be somewhat crowded,
summer is the perfect time to experience Cayman through the eyes of a