Tag: Palm tree

Jaded in Paradise

Jaded in Paradise

By Jackie Leavitt A couple months ago, I was Skyping with my sister, Vickie. She was sitting in her hotel bed in Hawaii, having just finished months of sailing from New Zealand while working on an educational tall ship. I was sitting on a palm tree–lined […]

An Island is a Snowflake

An Island is a Snowflake

Or How Each Caribbean Island Differs From One Another By Jackie Leavitt When I flew into the Dominican Republic in mid-March two months ago, it was the first time I had set foot on any Caribbean island. My perception of this area came from Internet […]