There is no experience more exciting than traveling to the Caribbean. Whether flying or cruising, the Caribbean has a wide variety of sights, sounds, tastes, and activities for everyone to enjoy. Every Caribbean destination offers a unique experience which anyone is sure to write home about. Ground has been broken on a new lecture on a destination which all Caribbean travelers will truly appreciate. The new lecture will be on the magnificent islands of St. Kitts and Nevis. St. Kitts is the most visited of the two. From the moment visitors step off the plane or cruise ship, the fun, excitement, and anticipation immediate kick off.
St. Kitts and Nevis are both true natural wonders. Both islands feature rolling landscapes in a thousand shades of green. Both islands are known for their shimmering aqua-blue waters, corrugated shores, and secret white-sand beaches. On St. Kitts, there is nothing more picturesque than the verdant peak of a towering volcano rising majestically above lush rain forests. Topping it off, St. Kitts is home to massive beds of offshore coral, teaming with fish of every stripe and color. What’s not to love about the island of St. Kitts? On St. Kitts, the Caribbean can’t get more awe-inspiring and breathtaking.
The true Caribbean flavor and laid back atmosphere on St. Kitts are best understood through its quirky local expressions. Here’s a quick guide to phrases heard on St. Kitts. One of the most common expressions heard on island is “Limin'”, meaning hanging out, chilling on island time or having a good time. Another interesting expression heard among Kittitians is “Me Aarmm!”, meaning “Oh my!” or “Really?”. A third expression to be on the lookout for is “Wuk up!”, a gyrating dance performed specifically to sweet soca music.
One of the most exciting and memorable excursions enjoyed by all island visitors is the renowned St. Kitts Scenic Railway. The St. Kitts Scenic Railway takes passengers on a three-hour tour that makes a thirty-mile circle around the beautiful Eastern Caribbean island of St. Kitts, with eighteen miles by narrow gauge train and twelve miles on sightseeing buses. Built between 1912 and 1926, the St. Kitts Scenic Railway transported sugar cane from the island’s sugar plantations to the sugar factory in the capital city of Basseterre. Today it is heralded as the “Last Railway in the West Indies”. Notably, The St. Kitts Scenic Railway provides visitors an unsurpassed opportunity to experience the scenery and culture of this unspoiled country.
There is simply no region in the world to explore than the Caribbean. Every island features something special with visitors on a yearly basis. The islands of St. Kitts and Nevis are two destinations sure to please. Both islands have great color, warm-spirited people, and great sights and sounds to take in. Without a doubt, St. Kitts is the place to be. The beaches, the crystal-blue waters, and the “belonging” feeling are all there. Certainly, no visit to St. Kitts is complete with experiencing the St. Kitts Scenic Railway. The new lecture, “St. Kitts & Nevis: A whole lot of limin’ goin’ on!”, will be complete by July 2019.