Saint Kitts and Nevis Local Customs

  • Local Customs
    by cjg1
  • Local Customs
    by cjg1
  • Local Customs
    by cjg1

Saint Kitts and Nevis Local Customs

  • THE NATIONAL FLAG

    The National flag of Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis features the Pan-African colors and 2 stars for the seperate islands. It was adopted on the Day of Independence from Britain onSeptember 19, 1983. It replaced the flag of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla, when Anguilla was part of a 3 island nation. The green color represnts fertile lands, yellow...

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  • Bottle Trees

    Don't know why they do it but locals take empty bottles and hang them up in trees as sort of a strange Christmas tree. This particular tree we took pics of was full of liquor, beer and soda bottles with a dog sleeping under it.

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  • Soundsystems

    On of the best things about walking through the centre of Basseterre are the soundsystems that you find everywhere: DJ's playing load music blowing out of huge speakers on the pavement. Most of the times these soundsystems are in front of musicstores, promoting their music. But sometimes they are in front of other shops or bars as well. The music...

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  • Eco-mowing

    We thought this was so funny the first day we looked out and saw pigs all over the grounds at the Nesbit Plantation.Then at the Qualie Beach Club we saw cattle grazing on the lawn.I guess this is the eco way of trimming the grass.

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  • Travel Globally - Shop Locally

    It you're looking for fine jewelry, perfumes, liquor or luxury items you can find them in Basseterre, the capital of St. Kitts. Duty-free shops are both in the downtown area and at Pelican Mall, at Port Zante. But why go to St. Kitts to buy stuff made on the other side of the world? The best crafts and souvenirs often can be found in a local market...

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  • Nevisians are very friendly, say...

    Beach attire is only suitable at the beach. You'll find that the Nevisians dress conservatively.If you happen to be walking in Charlestown, don't be surprised if a stranger says good-morning. Just smile and say good-morning back!

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  • St.Kitts even has their own...

    St.Kitts even has their own Medical University. How would like to study there. They actually based a tv series on it years ago (I know, old news). Ok, they have their own brewery! Red Stripes for everyone....which is a good way to meet anyone. I can't remember if tips were included??? but I always left one anyway.

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