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Salt Cay

Salt Cay –  Salt Cay got its name from the salt mining activity here that goes back to the late 1600s.  From the proud olden wind mills that guard the mournful Salinas, to the stately White House which is still owned and preserved by descendants of the original Salt Rakers, Salt Cay has an interesting […]

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Grand Turk

Grand Turk —  Grand Turk is the capital island of the Turks and Caicos, its historical heartbeat, and home to a state of the art luxury cruise ship harbor. Christopher Columbus first made landfall here on his initial voyage to the Americas in 1492. Cockburn Town is the center piece of the island with a […]

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Providenciales

Providenciales – this island, known by many as “Provo”, has an area of just 38 miles, and happens to be the most developed island in Turks & Caicos.  Most international flights arrive at the Providenciales International Airport (PLS).  Its beautiful white sand beaches have received accolades from Conde’ Nast magazine and by the World Travel […]

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About Turks & Caicos

The Turks and Caicos islands, which were said to have been discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492, were claimed by several European powers before the British secured control of them.  The islands were never actually settled until the late 1600s, when a group of Bermudian salt collectors established a foothold there.  Loyalists leaving the newly-born […]