Tuesday, August 16, 2016

St. George Island

Down in Bermuda, the pale blue sea...
Way down in Bermuda, yeah it's easy to believe...

{Fleetwood Mac -- Bermuda Triangle} 

We had an amazing tour guide while in Bermuda. He took us all over the island over the course of two days. He taught us so much about the island and took us to all the sights.

On our second day of touring, we went to the small island of St. George. It was the first part of Bermuda to be settled, when the British arrived in 1612.

I love the historic feel of St. George, the old colorful buildings and cobble stone streets. It's amazing to know these buildings have withstood time so well and are so well preserved and loved by the locals.

We left the small city and drove to the north of the island, the northern most point of the small country and saw Fort St. Catherine - used to once defend the country. We climbed the St. David's lighthouse - with stunning views of the whole island and ocean for miles and miles.

We ended the day at Turtle Bay and Clearwater Beach. I had seen turtles earlier at the aquarium (serious sea turtle lover!) and we both waded into the water - because when in Bermuda on a pristine pink sand beach, you totally pose in the water!

This island is amazing. British colony - they drive on the left, they have their own currency which is equal to the US dollar cent for cent, everyone is so friendly, know so much about their island, and welcome visitors to their island!

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16 thoughts on the matter:

Tom said... {Reply}

A haunting tune and some fabulous fotos!!! The architecture, the blues, the lighthouse, just fabulous. It looks like you had a quite the time. Thanks for the visit and I hope that you stop back again.

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

Your pictures are beautiful! Loved reading about St. George Island and Bermuda! The pink sails against all that blue really pop!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Looks amazing! I've been to a few islands but never to Bermuda.

elizabeth said... {Reply}

What a beautiful place! I'd have a hard time ever leaving!

Taz + Belly said... {Reply}

I'm amazed every time you post a photo from your trip. SO BEAUTIFUL!

rebecca haegele said... {Reply}

Wow, I have never been and never really thought about going...but now maybe I will have to add this to the bucket list.

NC Sue said... {Reply}

I've been to several Caribbean islands but so far have missed Bermuda. It looks lovely!
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Bekah said... {Reply}

j.e.a.l.o.u.s. about the lighthouse!! How cool! Love the pictures - so want to go here!!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

I'm loving all your holiday photos... it does look like paradise!

Ruth Rieckehoff said... {Reply}

I love, love your photos. I am from Puerto Rico and your photos remind me a lot of my own island.

Molly said... {Reply}

Looks like a beautiful place, the water looks so inviting


Jeanna said... {Reply}

Amazzzing water, how could you ever leave it?

indah nuria Savitri said... {Reply}

Beautiful place indeed! How I am dying to go out and see those beautiful places by the sea..I need vitamin sea :)

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

Beautiful pictures Tamar, I would love to be on this beach right now :)

CountryMouse said... {Reply}

It looks amazing and the colour of that water, ahhhh. It sounds like you really loved your time there.

Rhonda Albom said... {Reply}

Beautiful photos. I love the clear colorful water.