A Thousand and One Posts…Going on Vacation!

According to Wikipedia, a vacation is a leave of absence from a regular occupation, or a specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism. In the United Kingdom, the word vacation once specifically referred to the long summer break taken by the law courts and then later the term was applied to universities. The custom was introduced by William the Conqueror … Continue reading A Thousand and One Posts…Going on Vacation!

Cayman Islands #85 (1935)

Cayman Islands #85 (1935)

The British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands is considered to be part of the geographic Western Caribbean Sea as well as the Greater Antilles The 102-square-mile (264-square-kilometer) territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman — the peaks of a massive underwater ridge, known as the Cayman Ridge (or Cayman Rise). This ridge flanks the Cayman Trough, 20,000 feet (6,000 meters) … Continue reading Cayman Islands #85 (1935)