Stories About Nevis
Here are some blogs we’ve written about Nevis to help share a little more information about this island that we love.
Nothing so sweet as Nevis String Band. You know you’re in Nevis when you hear that haunting bamboo fife.
DIY Guest Adventures Below is a recent email exchange when an vintage motorbike is discovered under the floorboards of Riviere House in Charlestown. Pictured above: Thomas and Colin, motorbike resurrectionists. Day 1 Thomas writes: Well, I think we have managed to...
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Mr. Williams told me he stopped building boats because the sun, and the sand, and the sea, were too hot. So, he climbed the mountain to become a joiner beneath the mango trees. He framed houses and built jalousie windows, cabinetry and, even, wooden boxes.
Where the water meets the shore is the edge of the world, either in the rough collision of waves against rocks that tells the story of resistance and erosion or in the soft lapping and gentle wash that dresses the sand, with a fringe of foam like lace. The...
He would tap out a rhythm with a piece of steel against an old soda bottle and his tunes would carry down the sidewalks, following you into shops or office buildings.
My mother lives in a Pink House, the house that we built for her mother, my grandmother, who we called Muzzy.
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...
The violin was angelic, the sitting room has wonderful acoustics.
Enjoy this delightful article about Nevis History.