There are some pretty good stories in this week’s Caribbean wrap up. Possible the most important is the announcement that ferry service from Florida to Cuba could be happening in the next year or so. There’s still a lot of red-tape hurdles to overcome, but the ground work is being worked on. What’s your take, would you take a ferry to from Florida to Cuba?
Caribbean Weekly Wrap Up
Ferry service to Cuba may return to the Florida Straits: Ferries carrying both passengers and cargo may soon ply the Florida Straits between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than a half century. The U.S. government granted licenses Tuesday to at least five companies — Airline Brokers Co. of Miami, Baja Ferries USA, Havana Ferry Partners, United Caribbean Lines and America Cruise Ferries of Puerto Rico — to begin offering ferry service. –Story by the Miami Herald
Sea to sea – the Bahamas’ Glass Window Bridge: Near the northern tip of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, Glass Window Bridge is a narrow isthmus separating the deep blue Atlantic Ocean from the sheltered waters of the Great Bahama Bank. –Story by Caribbean-beat.com
Destinations of a Lifetime – 10 Incredible Caribbean Beaches: Dreaming of a family vacation somewhere sunny? Look no further than the glorious, year-round sunshine of the Caribbean. With the Caribbean home to over 700 islands, islets and reefs, your hardest choice is going to be choosing which one to make your travel destination. Pack the towels and sunscreen, we’re going for a swim. –Story by Huffington Post
Meet The Journalist Who Gave Up Her $95,000 Job To Move To The Caribbean: Four years ago, Noelle Hancock was a successful New York City writer who had just finished her first memoir. Then she gave up all her possessions, bought a one-way flight to the Caribbean, and never looked back. –Story by Buzzfeed
Trek Stop – The Big Bamboo Beach Bar and Restaurant in Anegada: Set on an isolated beach in picturesque Loblolly Bay on Anegada’s southern shore, The Big Bamboo Beach Bar and Restaurant is the perfect place for an afternoon swim and a delicious meal. Its beautiful setting, gracious hosts, well-stocked bar and delicious food made this one of our favorite stops on a recent sailing trip to the BVI. –Story by Caribbean Soul Trekkers
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