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Leeward Highway

Continuing my need to post about photographs taken decades ago on long-forgotten film cameras, today I am posting the last pictures from the before-kids vacation Bhavna, and I took to St. Vincent & The Grenadines. I wrote about my trip to Bequia to spend some time with my grandmother and the nature hike we took out to Trinity Falls when staying on the mainland at the Bank House with Dad. But I still have a few pictures from our drive…

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The Bank House - St. Vincent

Dad moved around a lot within the British Commonwealth Caribbean for his career. By the time I was eighteen (1984), I had lived in St. Vincent, Bequia, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Kitts and Antigua and attended two pre-schools, two primary schools and two high schools. Whenever we lived on an island that was not his country of birth (St. Vincent, which was most of the time), Dad's employer, Barclay Bank Plc., provided a home. The higher the job the position,…

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St. Vincent

Chateaubelair, St. Vincent

That first time, I remember it as the site of a terrifying/exhilarating mountainous car ride to the countryside in a makeshift van-turned-city-bus with well-worn shocks, packed with five too many people and about as many seat belts. There were subsequent visits too, involving further exploration, memories and good times. Last year, Jamaal and I got married there.Jaundréa Clay writing for the Houston Chronicle…

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