Written by: Gary Wonning
Antigua, located in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies is an island of many different contrasts. Here you will find extreme wealth as well as extreme poverty.
Nelson’s Dock Yard appropriately named after Horaito Nelson, has become a premier sailing and boating destination. Not only famous for boating, Nelson’s Dockyard provides much opportunity to shop and dine and as is the case with most Caribbean Islands, there is plenty of quality rum to go around.
Today English Harbour and the neighboring village of Falmouth are internationally famous as a yachting and sailing destination and provisioning center. During Antigua Sailing Week,
at the end of April and beginning of May, the annual world-class
regatta brings many sailing vessels and sailors to the island to play
Venturing into the countryside , one can find a variety of lifestyles and scenery to whet your appetite for variety. Many interesting people are more than willing to offer a photo op for a small token of appreciation.
Keep your camera and credit card handy, both will be used often!
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Gary has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature,landscapes and studying native cultures.Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt,the Canary Islands,much of the Caribbean. He has studied the Mayan Cultures in Central America, and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!
He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.
For more information and a link to his hard cover and Ebooks,and contact information: please check his website.www.commonsensejourneys.com
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