Bermuda Dec 2006

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In the Crystal Caves
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Gombi dancers in Hamilton
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Gombi dancing comes from African and Native American traditions and is passed through families
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Apprentice Gombi dancer
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Foliage at the mini golf course. For viewers from northern climes, appreciate that this was December 6th
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Toby concentrating on his putt
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Bermuda is known for its onions, apparently, and there are several onion seats around. Here's one at a supermarket
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Viewing the Atlantic
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Getting the courage to take to the waves
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Either balancing or trying to hold back the waves
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Chasing and running away from the waves was lots of fun
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Cold ankles
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The beach was beautiful and almost deserted. The water also was wonderful - warm and clear
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Toby and his nana
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Cannon at St George, Bermuda
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St George town hall
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Harbor at St George
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Replica of the Deliverance which sailed from Bermuda to America in 1610
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It looks big in the photo but is actually very small. Still it held 80 people, only 60 of whom survived the 10 day crossing to Virginia
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Rigging
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Another cannon
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Old building in St George
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Bike shop in St George
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The anchor was given by the US Navy in thanks for Bermuda hosting their base for many years
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Churchyard of St Peter's church in St George
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Toby and Emma had a deep conversation about how you die
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Some of the graves are of St Georgians, others are of African slaves and former slaves
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National Trust building in St George
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Interior of St Peter's church. It is the oldest continuously occupied church west of the UK
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The church was built in 1612 in wood, rebuilt in stone, restored in late 19th century