Issue 5
(Spring 1993)

In this Issue:

Greeting the sun. Photo by Steve Cohn

Issue 5


The masquerade: the best thing to do is shed all the inhibitions and throw yourself into the crowd

Trinidad Carnival for Beginners

Is Trinidad and Tobago's carnival as good as everyone says? Can visitors join in easily? How do you wine? Garry Steckles guides you through the crowd

Music in the sun at the 1992 St Lucia Jazz Festival. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Island Jazz

There are almost three dozen jazz festivals a year in the Caribbean. What's going on?

Walcott in his beloved St Lucia. Photograph by Bruce Paddington

Derek Walcott’s Nobel Works

In a special tribute to the 1992 Nobel laureate for literature, Jeremy Taylor, Raoul Pantin and Skye Hernandez look back at Derek Walcott's career

The Caribbean-built BUV

Meet the Love BUV: A Caribbean Car

A Trinidad businessman is applying Henry Ford's ideas to a new vehicle built specially for the Caribbean

Barbados mounted police ride through Bridgetown's Independence Arch. Photograph by Eleanor Chandler

A Break in Barbados

Your complete guide to one of the Caribbean's favourite holiday islands

English Harbour, centre for Antigua's legendary Sailing Week. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Come on Down to the Caribbean!

There's a special excitement in the air this time of the year: sailing, surfing, fishing, carnivals, cricket...


Caribbean Bookshelf (Spring 1993)

A round up of new and recent books about the Caribbean

Frankfurt skyline. Photograph by Photographers' Library

Frankfurt: Europe’s Crossroads

Travel Writer Graham Norton explores Frankfurt, the hub of Europe, and uses it as a base for seeing the rest of Germany