What a difference six months makes.
British citizen Alex Woolfall said the island needs help: "It's like a war zone."
Hurricane Irma has pummeled the Turks and Caicos islands with 175 mph winds. The storm has now been downgraded to a category 4 hurricane, as it heads towards Cuba and Florida.
The powerful storm has killed at least 38 people in the Antilles.
The property in Saint Martin has gold accents, of course.
Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 4 - Brazil, Venezuela and the Caribbean: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front
Trinidad & Tobago Saba Fernando de Noronha [Upcoming blog next Sunday: Fifth in the mountain series - Africa] Brazil Margarita
I arrived in St. Martin full of excitement and ready to embark on a musical exploration and cultural adventure. I headed
Cayman Islands Turtles were once so plentiful in the waters around the Caymans that Christopher Columbus originally named
Are we having fun yet? Yes, because we choose to. We're still on vacation, with cell phones, calendars and responsibilities still at home. We have learned to appreciate the upside of the downside.
Fortunately some quaint bed-and-breakfasts can be found nestled among the beaches of the Caribbean, and our hotel investigators discovered 10 hidden gems during their recent travels.