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I’ve Finally Figured Out What’s Missing In The Cayman Islands

I’ve Finally Figured Out What’s Missing In The Cayman Islands

By George Nowak - April 15, 2016 / Cayman Compass article There’s a very important tourist product missing on Grand Cayman. Often the thought of this missing component has crossed my mind and often some tourists will ask about it, however, it never really dawned on me with any significance ...


Exerpt from: LIFE On The Wrong Planet

Exerpt from: LIFE On The Wrong Planet

By H. G. Nowak (Barefoot Man)   Annoying Sports Parents   Sporting games can bring out the best in children and the worst in their parents. I hate some of these parents. I want to take the nearest baseball bat and WHACK these idiots across the head – parents who attempt to ...


CUBAN CIGARS...The Taboo Pleasure

CUBAN CIGARS...The Taboo Pleasure

By G Nowak (Barefoot Man) -  from The Grand Caymanian Magazine My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them. - Sir Winston Churchill Despite 56 ...


THE FOREIGNER...That Stole An Island

THE FOREIGNER...That Stole An Island

By G Nowak (Barefoot Man) - from The Grand Caymanian Magazine On July 10th, 1973 the Bahamas obtained its independence from Great Britain. Their freedom from the crown was favored by many, yet at the same time had its share of untold opponents. “No one knew what the government would do at ...


PALMERSTON...The Island Of Many Christmases

PALMERSTON...The Island Of Many Christmases

By G. Nowak (Barefoot Man) - from The Weekender Magazine Palmerston atoll is about as remote as remote can get. Located around 500 km north of the capitol of the Cook islands, Raratonga, and some 3,000 km from New Zealand. Palmerston has a total land mass of approximately one square mile, the ...


BAREFOOT in the JUNGLE

BAREFOOT in the JUNGLE

By H. G. Nowak (Barefoot Man)    It is hard to imagine that in almost the equivalent time it takes me to drive from Breakers to Georgetown then find a parking spot on a typical weekday I can hop aboard a Cayman Airways jet and be white water rafting through the jungled cliffs of Pico ...


SUWARROW, COOK ISLANDS...The Other Side of Paradise

SUWARROW, COOK ISLANDS...The Other Side of Paradise

By H. G. Nowak (Barefoot Man)   It’s a far, far away island, much further than most can imagine. There are no cruise ships or planes that go there. If your trip started in Cayman (as mine did) you fly from Cayman to Miami, then Miami to Los Angeles, then Los Angeles to Tahiti, then ...


TARPON FISHING in Little Cayman

TARPON FISHING in Little Cayman

By H. G. Nowak (Barefoot Man)   Several local (Grand Cayman) seaside restaurants have an added attraction by feeding the many tarpon that assemble along our shores. To the delight of their dinner guests the huge silver fish go into a turmoiled frenzy when leftovers are tossed into the sea. ...


CHILLAX...Bonding Time With My Hip Daughter

CHILLAX...Bonding Time With My Hip Daughter

The Barefoot Man goes further than the Far Side – to Little Cayman for a weekend fishing trip with his daughter. By H. G. Nowak (Barefoot Man)   It was one of those spur of the moment ideas – “Honey, you mind if I go to Little Cayman... need to fish for a few ...


PIGGIES In Paradise

PIGGIES In Paradise

Thursday 10th May, 2007   Wanderlust has my passport in shreds. I’ve travelled to the Cook Islands to hang out with pearl divers in a Manihiki lagoon, to Ireland to sleep in castles and to Molokai to visit a leper colony. However my latest adventure is one that earns a top spot ...


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