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) historical events involving important people took place in and around the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Spanish conquistador Ponce De Leon, then governor of Puerto Rico, received a royal charter from the Spanish Court which encouraged him to search for Bimini and the Fountain of Youth.
I love this photo………the girls are soooo cute with such beautiful smiles and dressed in their national costume.
Up until 2002, we did not have a national dress representative of all the islands of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Famous female pirates Anne Bonney and Mary Reed were known to have operated from the island.
Dutch-American anthropologist and noted authority on the Caribbean peoples Theodoor de Booy spent a bit of time in the Caicos Islands searching the land and caves for evidence and artefacts from the Taino people. The first landfall of American astronaut John Glenn after the historic Mercury space mission was the island of Grand Turk.
Pink for the conch shell and our flamingos and Yellow, the colour of the sun shining down on our beautiful islands and cays and also the sun is a major factor in bringing us all our tourist visitors.
Instead, his crew hunted “swanees” (probably flamingos!
Grace Bay Beach, the hallmark of the Turks and Caicos, is world renowned for its pristine sand and turquoise water.
Luxury hotels and all-inclusive resorts line this breathtaking beach, and there’s a wonderful selection of water sports and things to do.
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As a very small country that relatively few have heard of, the Turks and Caicos has seen quite an impressive number of famous visitors from both present and past eras.The results from these efforts was a book; Lucayan Remains on the Caicos Islands, possibly the first published book centred on the country. Today, a monument commemorating the incredible event can be seen at the Grand Turk Cruise Center.