I was so excited to hear that my Dad, Charlie, his girlfriend, Colette, and my sister, Lydia, were coming to the Cayman Islands to visit for 5 days. In that short amount of time I tried to give them insight into every aspect of life, culture, and terrain of the Cayman's. https://www.flickr.com/photos/114176298@N08/13406775584/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/114176298@N08/13406107445/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/114176298@N08/13406600735/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/114176298@N08/13406801523/ … Continue reading The Ort’s Visit the Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands have become my second home. Because the island has a total population less than the student enrollment at University of Florida, it’s easy to make new friends and find a group of people that you have similar interests with. I have really enjoyed the community feel of such a small island. It’s … Continue reading Life Is Good In The Cayman Islands
It’s no surprise that we experienced some culture shock upon arrival in the Cayman Islands. Just to give you an idea of the location and scale of the Island, here’s a picture to put it into perspective. http://www.flickr.com/photos/114176298@N08/12214398935/ See that little dot above the red star? No? Well, that’s Grand Cayman, the largest of the … Continue reading Introduction to The Cayman Islands
Whether you call it coincidence, divine interaction, or synchronicity, it's ridiculous how things work out sometimes. Just a few hours ago I was in Costa Rica, and now I'm in the Cayman Islands. But it wasn’t easy getting here. A few pictures to sum up Costa Rica: Dixie and I ended our last day of … Continue reading MIRACLES DO HAPPEN: COSTA RICA, ATLANTA, PALM BEACH, MIAMI, AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS IN 36 HOURS.
James Ort is a senior Sports Management major at the University of Florida, with minors in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship. Although he has never studied abroad, he has sailed to the Bahamas the past two summers for four-five weeks, island hopping around the Abacos in a 24 foot racing sailboat with a three person capacity. … Continue reading James: Spring in George Town