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Deshaies … Death in Paradise: Case Closed

Deshaies Death In Paradise Case Closed: The most colorful customs house in the Caribbean. Photo by Jan Hein

For years we sailed past the Guadeloupe anchorage of Deshaies, wondering what treasures lay within its grasp. Always, my eyes strained through binoculars, searching for clues. “What d’ya think is in there?” I’d query the captain. But off we’d sail, …

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First-Timer’s Guide to the Bahamas

Sunset at Guarna Cay, Abacos. Photo by Barry Miller

They say it’s better in the Bahamas. But it’s even better when you know some of the lessons learned by those who have already been there. Before you go Only 50 miles from Florida, these islands are the closest and …

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