A Grand Tour

The first automobiles sputtered onto the island and sent shockwaves through the tiny community.  Like an Uber vs taxi cab feud, the carriage drivers were in an uproar.

A Gutsy Life

Unfortunately, St. Martin’s days of skunk oil baths and fly-infested galette came to an abrupt end on June 6, 1822.

Holding Down the Fort

Hot steamy water flowed into six private bathing chambers, each tricked out with its own Cialis-style tub, but despite these painstaking efforts, a soldier’s hygiene was a dodgy business.

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