St.Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis. Out of season not out of pocket.

24/06/2014 by .

St. Kitts and Nevis. Out of season is not out of pocket. “This” said Henry, a local resident pointing across at the elegant small park in the heart of Basseterre, St Kitts’ colonial capital, “is a sacred place”.  Looking at the slight Victorian bandstand, the flowerbeds bordering the closely mown grass, I mentally asked myself why a place more typical of a family Sunday stroll could be so sacred. “This is Independence Square and it was here the slaves were sold and where many were executed.” He explained. “Right there, where the bandstand is”. 

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