by Horst Augustinovic On March 29th 1939 the Boeing 314 ‘Clipper No. 20’ made the first of 16 flights to Bermuda before joining Pan American Airways trans-Atlantic fleet as American Clipper. These flights to Bermuda
Did You Know... How Tennis Came to Bermuda? By Horst Augustinovic When Mary Ewing Outerbridge returned to her Staten Island home from a holiday in Bermuda in 1874, she had trouble getting through customs in
Do You Know…That the 1609 Wreck of the Sea Venture changed World History? Following two failed English attempts to establish settlements in North America – the Roanoke Colony in Virginia and the Popham Colony in Maine – the Jamestown settlement was established in Virginia in 1607. The following year two supply missions were sent from England, however, due to a lack of experience and resources, the colony was threatened by disease, starvation and warfare with Native Americans.
Bermuda History: The Age of the Bicycle by Horst Augustinovic With its narrow roads, getting around was never easy. However, with the increasing number of visitors in the late 1800s, Bermuda had to offer sightseeing
Do You Know How Bermuda’s Caves Were formed? By Horst Augustinovic Some 30 million years ago volcanic eruptions on the floor of the Atlantic formed a mountain approximately 13,000 feet high, reaching the surface
There are approximately 90 forts scattered across the island of Bermuda. Some are easy to find and in picturesque areas – and the best part? You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy them. Most have been restored, some are in parks, but all have gorgeous views.