Sailboats in the shore reminds us of our diversified economic pillar that builds our country.
When funds are not available to remove old boats, it becomes an eye sore in our beautiful turquoise water while shedding its rust and…
Monthly Archives: June 2014
Vibrant: Orange displayed For Sale drying up and rotting Vulnerable & delicate: The best tasting local grapes when ripe
Vibrant The sunrise shines over the volcanic cliff rocks and gives the sahara dust it’s golden sheen. This beautiful haze in the atmosphere approaches our shore. Vulnerable The power of a hurricane may blow this bolder a way into the ocean leaving the cliff bare.
Vibrant A djembe player celebrates a beautiful day with friends on Grande Cayes beach. Music and especially percussions are part of St Martin/St Maarten tradition, and played in many events all year around. Un joueur de djembe celbre une belle journee avec des amis sur la plage de Grande Cayes. La musique et particulierement les […]
Vibrant Each Summer in Colombier valley, one can only marvel at the vibrant beauty of Nature : Flamboyant trees (or Flamingo trees or July trees) in full bloom, vivid reds and yellows contrasting with the greenery, and cattle grazing peacefully in the shade. Vivant Chaque ete dans la vallee de Colombier, Les Flamboyants (ou arbres […]
Vibrant I love my ram contest in COLOMBIER. Since the year 2000, Every first Sunday in July the “most beautiful Ram “contest in the beautiful COLOMBIER valley is held. Although the contest is relatively new, St Martin/St Maarten families have always been proud of their rams and rightly so. Let’s help preserve and reinforce this […]
Vibrant What is more vibrant than the colors of nature surrounding us? Vulnerable Reminders of our heritage are slowly disappearing…the remains of a once beautiful house in Colombier.
Vibrant Vibrant are our youth and this yellow Flamboyant in Emilio Wilson Estate Park. Together with a friend the girl picked up the old seed pods later and they made music together. Vibrant is also the shak shak sound the pods of our National Tree make. Vulnerable Vulnerable are the few remaining mangroves on St […]
In his 1992 Nobel Lecture, Derek Walcott remarked that “visual surprise is natural in the Caribbean; it comes with the landscape, and faced with its beauty, the sigh of History dissolves.” I think about this submission in terms of Humankind and Nature physically meeting, overlapping, or intersecting on Saint Martin/St Maarten in ways that are […]