Spelunking

Bermuda. Is it called caving, spelunking or potholing? Depends where you live. In the US and Canada, caving is known as spelunking (which is really one of the coolest words ever) and in the UK and Ireland, it is known as potholing (not such a cool word). Caving...

Water Conservation Using White Roofs

Bermuda. The only fresh water source in Bermuda is rainfall. There are no streams or lakes. So how is rain water collected? From the roofs. Which is why all the roofs on Bermuda buildings are white. Bermuda law requires every household collect 80% of the rain that...

Bermuda Karsts

Bermuda. Having never heard of a karst until visiting Thailand, I was excited to learn there are karsts in Bermuda. Not only karsts, but caves. Filled with stalagmites and stalactites. On a quick business trip to Bermuda last week, standing in the Customs line, I...