St Kitts & Nevis: five centuries in two days

St Kitts & Nevis: five centuries in two days

St Kitts and Nevis may be the smallest independent nation in the Americas, but every inch of its landscape is roiling with history. Garry Steckles suggests a two-day tour covering five hundred years of Caribbean life in miniature, from the first British colonial settlement to the beginning of the tourism industry.

Photograph by Garry Steckles

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