Category Archives: Caribbean History

Captain Tim takes you on a tour of Caribbean history with postings about interesting history of the Caribbean. From Sugar Mills, to Lighthouses and facts about how life has changed (or stayed the same) over the last several centuries.

Who were the real Pirates of the Caribbean?

pirates of the caribbean

I have to admit, sometimes I consider myself somewhat a Pirate of the Caribbean.  Or, at least I imagine what it must have been like to have been one. These daydreams usually come to fruition when I’m racked back on my favorite lounge chair on my deck, eyes gazing past the foothills of the El […]

Scary Spooky Haunted Caribbean

As Halloween approaches, there is no better time to take a look at some of the Caribbean’s spookiest, scariest haunted places and legends.  We recently saw a great blog written by Robert Curley at, that lays out a couple of great options which we’ve included below; and also here are a couple more we […]

Taino Petroglyphys

Taino Petroglyphs Puerto Rico

Migrating from South America, the Taino Indians established themselves on the island of Puerto Rico approximately 1500 years ago. The Taino, meaning “the good people” in their native language, had a rich tribal culture that centered on a respect for all living things. As such the Taino would honor their people, gods, and nature in […]

Strange Reefs

An underground migration of concrete people is surely to catch even the most weathered adventurers off guard.  Approaching the massive underwater colony encapsulated in silence and your own thoughts can be quite eerie as you find yourself among a lost community frozen in time. Just another fisherman’s tall tale? Not quite. La Evolución Silenciosa (The […]