September 26, 2020

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day [Cayman Islands &] Caribbean

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From USA Today

1. With a unique mix of African and Irish history, the green isle south of St. Kitts and west of Antigua goes into full Irish mode from March 8 – 17. David MacGillivray

#2. With a unique mix of African and Irish history, the green isle south of St. Kitts and west of Antigua goes into full Irish mode from March 8 – 17. Montserrat Tourism Board

#3. St. Patrick’s Day on Montserrat features a roster of spirited parades, jump-up breakfasts, pub crawls and cricket games leading up to a March 17 remembrance of the slave uprising that occurred on St. Patrick’s Day in 1768. John Cole

#4. Grand Cayman celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a 5K Irish Jog on March 17 at the Grand Cayman Beach Suites. Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

#5. Grand Cayman’s Irish Jog has been a tradition for more than two decades. Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

#6. The 3.1 mile sprint follows the golf cart path around the Britannia course and attracts hundreds of serious runners, moms pushing baby strollers and those wanting to burn off the breakfast buffet calories. Cayman Islands Department
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#7. For the entry fee of USD$12.50, joggers get a chance to win water sports excursions, dinners for two and massages at the finest spas. Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

#8. For the wee ones, face stickers, hats and refreshments are gratis. Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

#9 After a few cold ones, the chatter got around to the lack of green celebrations in the Virgin Islands and after a round or two, a stake bed truck was commandeered, piano securely fashioned on top and the rest is parade history. David Berg, Blackwood Imaging

#10. This of course will be achieved through green-themed libations and plenty of parties. Hilton Resorts

For more on this story and more images go to: http://experience.usatoday.com/caribbean/picture-gallery/gallery/2015/03/02/celebrate-saint-patricks-day-in-the-caribbean/24264255/

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