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Features September 2014 Issue

Weather in the Tropics

Our route of flight from Fort Pierce to Andros Town via Freeport, superimposed on a satellite photo.

Weather in the Tropics

Thinking about heading to the Caribbean? You might encounter some unfamiliar patterns. We’ll prepare you so there are no surprises.

Excitement is in the air. We just left Fort Pierce, Florida. Rather than heading to a tame destination like Key West, we’re pointed southeast—open ocean ahead. Our friend Dave, a constant source of bizarre travel ideas, suggested we visit Pig Beach. Wild pigs supposedly enjoy this spot in the Bahamas, living a life of swimming, sun tanning, and getting dinner from passing tourists.

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