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Grenada. P.2.

mff • 4 minutes read • October 5th, 2015
Until 2004 it was believed that 

Grenada 

is outside the hurricane zone of the Caribbean sea and Central Atlantic, but in 2004 a hurricane Ivan hurt commodity-material means by destroying up to 85% of the island (how the 85% were calculated is unclear but locals seem to agree with Wikipedia).

Among the victims were also the Russian statesmen and modest American retirees.

9 years later the town is still destroyed here and there and the economic growth in Grenada of 5% turned into the decline of the economy:

The Parliament building is not restored, government officials sit in the outbuildings:

Historic Anglican Church is still in ruins:

Office Space:

It is easy to distinguish the country that knows that it lives in the hurricane belt from the country that thinks that it lives outside of the hurricane belt: 'unbroken' glass in the windows - no hurricanes; windows with glass-shutters - hurricanes. Based on the photo we can see that Grenada hasn't decided yet.
Look at the bar: in the West Indies bars are decorated with drawings of bottle necks of Guinness, but if you Google Guinness images in Europe, all fan art will be about the distinctive shape of the glasses.

Dust to Dawn
Let's look at Grenada outside 

St. George's

:

Fort Matthew

Grand Anse Beach.

Grenadian engineers are practicing their measurement skills on the background of Fort Frederick:

Fort Frederick.

Fort Matthew.

Fort Matthew.

The main business of Grenada is nutmeg production (graffiti):

Bar:

Fort Matthew:

Like elsewhere in the West Indies, every 10th man wears a special Rastaman's hair pantyhose on his head: sometimes cotton, sometimes nylon. I used to think that they buy women's tights, cut off one leg and put on their head, but then I was surprised to find out that this thing is sold in stores on Montserrat, specifically for men, specifically for the hair.

Electrician on the background of St. George's:

Building store:

Historic bridge on the outskirts of St. Georges:

Jah live:

People are still thankful to the US for the liberation from workers.

The only thing that reminds us of our time in Grenada is the national Football Stadium looking like a flying saucer from the future — from the 80s.

Several times I've been in places where it is more interesting under water than above.
Being already at the bottom I was amazed to find out that a) the famous 

Underwater Sculpture Park 

is here in Grenada (although I wouldn't be surprised if there are still a couple of other places with urban monuments to the 'plumber') b) beginning divers are trained exactly here.

Grenada was cool.
Author: MFF
Source: mff.livejournal.com
Translated by: Gian Luka

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