Andros

NATJA 2016 Awards for Excellence in Travel Journalism

Sometimes you have to jump right in, even when you may not think you are experienced enough or talented enough.  It was back in 2011 that my husband convinced me to enter the Caribbean Travel + Life Photo Contest, and it turned out that I won the grand prize.  But that competition was primarily for amateurs.  I was eager to…Read More

Top 9 Instagram Photos of 2016

Time for our Top 9 Instagram photos of 2016!  Your favorite Instagram photos based upon likes and comments include: #9  Film Prints by Richard Photo Lab We printed our favorite film shots from our trip to Kamalame Cay, Andros, Bahamas.  Our film processing and printing was done by the wonderful and very talented people at Richard Photo Lab! More from…Read More

Kamalame Cares: Help for Andros After Hurricane Matthew

Kamalame Cares

There’s an old rhyme about hurricane season in the Caribbean: “June too soon, July stand by, August come it must, September remember, and October all over . . .”  Unfortunately, this year, October was not “all over” as Hurricane Matthew slowly crept through the Caribbean and up the coast of the United States. After nearly two weeks, it left over 1,000 dead, along with…Read More

September is Film Month!

September is Film Month!

September is film month here at My Irie Time.  We’re featuring our favorite film images on our Instagram feed all month.  All images were shot with the Mamiya 6, the Mamiya 645 Pro TL, or the Canon EOS 1v, using Ektar 100, Fuji 400H, and Porta 160 or 400.  Follow our Instagram feed all month! All words and images ©2006-2017…Read More

Video Tour of Kamalame Cay

Kamalame Cay Tour

We’ve taken you on a photo tour of Kamalame Cay, but here’s a short video tour.  Enjoy! Kamalame Cay from My Irie Time on Vimeo. We also have some video of our visit to the Rat Cay Blue Hole.  While I’m getting that ready, read more posts of our trip to Kamalame Cay, Andros, Bahamas here: All words and images…Read More

A Visit to Androsia Batik

Androsia Batik

Since the time I started planning a trip to Andros, I knew I wanted to visit Androsia Batik.  We had previously ordered from their online store, and picked up some items on a trip to Eleuthera, but I really wanted to see where and how it was made.  Courtesy of our taxi driver, Mr. Pinder, it was a short drive…Read More

Blue Holes of Andros, Bahamas

Andros Bahamas Blue Hole

You don’t go to Andros, Bahamas for the night life or casinos or shopping.  You go because of its natural beauty, the beaches, the wildlife, the wetlands, and the third largest barrier reef in the world. If you like to explore the natural environment, Andros is for you. One of the most interesting natural features of Andros are its blue…Read More

Understated Elegance at Kamalame Cay

Kamalame Cay Bahamas

“I’ve never been to a place where the palm fronds clack together,” my husband said while sitting back in his beach chair facing the calm of Kamalame Cay.  Coconut palms surrounded our chairs on what seemed to be our own personal beach.  “You have,” I replied.  “You have just never heard them before.”  We have been to quite a few…Read More

How to Get to Andros, Bahamas

When people ask where we’re headed for vacation, it often prompts two questions: (1) How did you hear of that place? and (2) How do you get there?  The first question is easy to answer.  I am an avid reader of all things Caribbean.  I love to search out new places and go to those places which are a little…Read More

Just Back from Andros, Bahamas

Andros Bahamas

We just returned from eight days in Andros, Bahamas, and a stay at the private island resort, Kamalame Cay.  We shot over 2000 digital images and just sent off 17 rolls of film to the lab, so come back soon for images and stories from our trip, including walking the beautiful beaches, snorkeling and diving the third largest barrier reef,…Read More