Archive for the ‘ Utila ’ Category

 

Piracy Rocks the Rock; Price of Indifference

November 29th, 2012 by Gunter Kordovsky

Piracy Rocks the Rock; Price of Indifference

A community that for years cowardly looked away or kept its head in the sand rather than get together and take care of the crime problem is now paying the price.

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Is There Still Hope? for Utila’s Sharks?

September 27th, 2012 by Gunter Kordovsky

Is There Still Hope?  for Utila’s Sharks?

When I arrived in 1970 on Utila, the ocean was teeming with marine life.

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Sunjam Utila 2012 Photo Gallery

August 30th, 2012 by

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Utila Sunjam
Behind the Scenes at Water Cay’s All-Night Beach Party

August 29th, 2012 by Robert Armstrong

Utila Sunjam <h5> Behind the Scenes at Water Cay’s All-Night Beach Party </h5>

Sunjam organizers said 1,350 people from throughout the world attended this year, up from 1,100 last year and just 50 at the first Sunjam in 1996.

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Utila is Rocking!

July 27th, 2012 by Gunter Kordovsky

Utila is Rocking!

Once a conservative former British colony with a church on every corner, Utila today has turned literally into a non-stop spring break island.

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Utila Holds 3rd Lionfish Derby
Dive Shops, Chefs Compete to Spear, Serve the Invasive Species

June 28th, 2012 by Gunter Kordovsky

Utila Holds 3rd Lionfish Derby <h5> Dive Shops, Chefs Compete to Spear, Serve the Invasive Species </h5>

The Bay Islands Conservation Association (BICA) and the Utila diving community organized the third Utila lionfish derby in May to deal head-on with the threat posed to Bay Islands reefs by the invasive species.

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Ready to Fall
Utila’s Infrastructure is at the Point of Breaking

February 2nd, 2012 by Thomas Tomczyk

Ready to Fall <h5> Utila's Infrastructure is at the Point of Breaking </h5>

Utila’s infrastructure is falling down while the Municipal awaits funds from ZOLITUR. Though the point bridge had a railing replaced from Utila Municipal funds, the real problem is the bridge structure itself. The bridge is in such appalling shape that

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Keeping Utila Going
The Island Gets by with a Couple Gasoline Stations and Individual Suppliers

January 11th, 2012 by

Keeping Utila Going <h5> The Island Gets by with a Couple Gasoline Stations and Individual Suppliers </h5>

In nearby Utila the fuel business is mostly boats and diesel. Given the few cars on the island and the big boat industry, the clients at Bush’s Gas Station are mainly dive shops and visiting sail boats.

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Utila ‘Fashionistas’
The Island’s Fashion Aficionados Get a Boost

September 10th, 2011 by

Utila 'Fashionistas' <h5> The Island's Fashion Aficionados Get a Boost </h5>

The outfits ranged from cheeky bikinis to formal dresses and casual beach outfits. The clothes and accessories were also designed and hand crafted by Rachel Lainez and Sylvia, which included bags, feather earrings, and creative necklaces with large precious

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Floating Into Yourself
A Dark, Salty Place Becomes a Best place to Escape Utila’s Worries

June 1st, 2011 by Thomas Tomczyk

Floating Into Yourself <h5>A Dark, Salty Place Becomes a Best place to Escape Utila's Worries</h5>

The floating experience is for people who are comfortable with just being by themselves, with no distractions. The float room provides a perfect place to meditate, or just be. After a while in the 8 foot by 8 foot space one has a tendency to float towards

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