NASSAU, Bahamas— When the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage touched down at Paradise Island, most first-timers were awestruck by its natural and manmade beauty. Undoubtedly one of the prettiest and most spectacular island cities in the Western Hemisphere. The Bahamas is a rich culture featuring Arawak Indians, Spanish invaders, pirates, British Colonialists and West Africans. It’s hard to believe that this small country in the Caribbean Sea has, over the centuries, has sheltered ship wreckers, pirates, freed slaves, blockade runners, rum smugglers and runaway lovers.
You’ll want to book your reservation at one of the ostentatious resort hotels to experience the best that the nation has to offer and then immerse yourself in the culture that played an important part in Western civilization.
— terry shropshire