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The Opening of Grand Turk

PostPosted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 8:22 am
by KarenS
GRAND TURK - When you can see the past, present and future of a place all at once, that’s a real time warp.
So consider my cruise warped (in a good way) when the Carnival Fantasy liner docked at Grand Turk in mid-May.
The timing couldn’t have been more sublime or ridiculous if I had planned it. Rain had just begun to flood much of eastern Massachusetts, and the “Poseidon” remake had opened that weekend.
Escape was vital.
Grand Turk welcomed more than 2,000 of us passengers with open arms that Monday. Just three days earlier, the governmental center of the Turks and Caicos Islands officially opened the Grand Turk Cruise Center - complete with gift shops, excursion centers and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, with beach and poolside bar.

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