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Secondary school

Secondary school

Secondary School When I started secondary school in Nevis the advice I was given from my older sisters was to get there early on the first day to find a chair and a desk, or I’d spend the year without one, or the other, or neither. But I think there were enough to go...
Markets of Nevis

Markets of Nevis

Matriarchs of the Market On certain days of the week, the market in Charlestown becomes the center of the island, with an intoxicating aroma of a bountiful earth, when the stalls fill up with freshly dug vegetables, ripe fruit, local herbs and spices. It is run almost...
Roads of Nevis

Roads of Nevis

The Roads of Nevis They say that tourism is the largest industry on Nevis, we have two government departments dedicated to it. We call it a sector, and the politicians treat it as that. But, is it truly based on the spirit of welcoming and warmth, of taking in and...
Covered in vines

Covered in vines

There are little wooden houses on the island of Nevis and many are covered in vines. They were built 100 hundred years ago, in a tradition that was handed from master carpenter to apprentice, one generation to the next. Their beams are pegged together with...
Tradewind Aviation: Keeping Nevis History in Style

Tradewind Aviation: Keeping Nevis History in Style

For friends old and new, we’d like to do a few stories about how to get to us. There are routes from Europe and the UK via Antigua and St Martin, there are direct flights from Canada to Antigua and St Kitts and there are many routes via the US to nearby islands...
Alexander Hamilton History

Alexander Hamilton History

The Hermitage Celebrates American Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton with a special Alexander Hamilton History Package America’s founding father and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, was born right here in Nevis. As the oldest wooden house in...

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