Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Nevis' small capital, captivating Charlestown, boasts an impeccable assemblage of skirt-and-blouse houses, in keeping with residents' often old-fashioned attitudes. A few scruffier, more modern buildings are around but overall the town is more attractive than its neighbour's capital, Basseterre. Charlestown's traditional attitudes can be seen in the 1825 courthouse on a day when someone is being tried for swearing in public; admittedly now rare, you would see the defendant sitting in a draconian crib-like prisoner's box. Check out the upstairs library with its heavy-set …
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Four Seasons Nevis

This is the luxurious Four Seasons Resort credited with putting Nevis on the map. Located on Pinney's Beach, the Four Seasons is world class and often the ...

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Botanical Garden of Nevis

When Philadelphia businessman Joseph Murphy decided to build a botanical garden a few years ago, his goal was to create the finest in the Caribbean. This fabulous garden, located on a hill ...

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Seafood Madness

Located on the way into town not far from the sea, this restaurant welcomes guests as you might welcome close friends into your private screened-in porch. In fact, that ...