living the adventure: big blue turns 20

Ever since its humble beginnings on Providenciales, outdoor guide service Big Blue Unlimited has always balanced a playful spirit of adventure with a drive to exploration. But as the men behind the pioneering Provo outfitter reflect on Big Blue’s 20th anniversary, what seems to endure – passing from the original founders to the next generation…

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Bird Rock Point Trail: a unique TCI journey

Having already experienced the other five (incredible) National Heritage Sites protected by the Turks and Caicos National Trust (“TCNT”), I had low expectations for my final expedition. Could an hour-long trek through the bushes in Providenciales’ Leeward area possibly compare to the glori­ous history of Salt Cay, North Caicos’ Wade’s Green Plantation, Provo’s Cheshire Hall,…

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dave kalama: a week of adventure

Mountaineer and entrepreneur Yvon Chouinard used to say that adventure starts when everything goes wrong. To un­derstand that in a visceral way, stand atop a paddleboard, surrounded by uncharted mangrove islands and the wild, scenic Turks and Caicos cays, and scan the vast horizon. Out here, a slight shift in the wind can change everything,…

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family time: try a pedal cruise

Looking to take a quick spin around Grace Bay, maybe socialize a bit, maybe get a little exercise? If that sounds like music to your ears, try renting a pedal car. Paradise Pedal Cruisers in Saltmills Plaza is the brainchild of popular local sax-man Jervon Laporte, a versatile musician and entrepreneur. One day, while watching…

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under the sea: the beauty of snorkeling

With Turks and Caicos boasting some of the world’s most dramatic diving spots, snorkeling may not hold quite the same appeal for adventure thrill seekers – unless you’ve forgotten these islands stretch across the third largest barrier reef on earth. The white sand perfection of Providenciales’ Grace Bay beach may appear to lead solely to…

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