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Stories and Tips Antigua

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Looking Down From Dow's Hill

Written by Jodeci527 on 14 Nov, 2013

Dow's Hill in English Harbour is one of the best places along the South-Western coast of Antigua to witness a beautiful sunset. It's located in the heart of the village and overlooks different angles of the bay, including a magnificent aerial view of Nelson's…Read More

Antigua's National Youth Rally

Written by Jodeci527 on 01 Nov, 2013

Antigua's Independence Day is celebrated on November 1st each year. Leading up to the big day, there are several National events which take place including church services around the island, street parades and steel pan competitions. One of the largest activity which involves…Read More

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Carnival City Antigua

Written by Jodeci527 on 24 Oct, 2013

When most people think of Antigua's Carnival, the first thing that comes to mind are the costumes. The festival is known for the colourful barely-there scraps of fabric adorned with beads and feathers, the jumpy music and the street parades. All of this is…Read More

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Off-roading Tour in Antigua

Written by Jodeci527 on 23 Oct, 2013

A relatively new trend has taken hold in the island of Antigua and it entails lots of dirt, a fair bit of mud and a lot of adrenaline. Off-roading on ATVs or Quads as they are locally called is now a common weekend activity…Read More

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Sightseeing in Sawcolts

Written by Jodeci527 on 28 Aug, 2013

Sawcolts is a tiny countryside village which is cleverly tucked away in the heart of the Antiguan Rainforest. Most visitors are oblivious to its existence, as it's not home to any major attraction such as a fabulous beach or a national landmark. What Sawcolts has…Read More

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Welcome to Parham Town

Written by Jodeci527 on 24 Aug, 2013

Established in the year 1632, Parham village is well known in history as Antigua's very first British settlement. It was once the main town on the twin island state, and the Parham Harbour was of utmost importance. The harbour signified the way of life for…Read More

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Photographing the North-Eastern Coast

Written by Jodeci527 on 19 Aug, 2013

The coastal village of Freetown hosts some of the most stunning seascapes on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Two of the best spots to capture beautiful pictures of the indented shoreline and distant cliffs can easily be visited while driving along the Freetown Main…Read More

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Sunset at Hawksbill Beach

Written by Jodeci527 on 06 Aug, 2013

One day during the late afternoon hours, a few friends and I drove to Hawksbill Beach to watch the sun set on the horizon. Located on the Western side of Antigua, Hawksbill Beach is mainly visited by villagers from the small community of Five…Read More

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Roadside Vendors in Antigua

Written by Jodeci527 on 05 Aug, 2013

One of the trends of the islands throughout the Caribbean archipelago is the abundance of street vendors. It's been a part of the local culture for centuries, and remains in full swing today. During the weekends, local markets become alive with activity and…Read More

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Farming Villages in Antigua

Written by Jodeci527 on 20 Jul, 2013

While Antigua and Barbuda is primarily known as a tourist destination, there are several other industries which help to support the financial backbone of the twin-island nation. One of these supplementary industries is agriculture and there are several rural villages in the country where…Read More

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