The East End Senior Citizen Fellowship Group enjoyed a trip to the other side of the island on Tuesday with a visit to Boatswain’s Beach.
The trip was planned through the Department of Children and Family Services, said a press release. ‘The elderly Caymanian women were proud and excited to see their culture being preserved and on display for all to see,’ said Ms Delmira Bodden, East End Community Development Officer, who accompanied the group.
The women raved about their experience at the park; ‘It was wonderful! Delightful! Outstanding!’ For these ladies Boatswain’s Beach represents their culture, heritage and way of life; it is a display of what was; an integral part of who they are today, said the press release.
The trip warmed their hearts to see such a celebration of them. They were very appreciative and glad to have been given the opportunity to come down to West Bay and enjoy the island’s newest premier attraction.’
The group enjoyed a guided tour and a lunch at Schooner’s Bar and Grill; ordering Cayman style fish and shrimp stir fry with curried vegetables.
Boatswain’s Beach aims to aid in the preservation of the rich and unique heritage of the Cayman Islands and welcomes all to visit and enjoy this incredible display of history come to life, the release notes.
For more information on Boatswain’s Beach visit the website at www.boatswainsbeach.ky or call on 949-3894. Local weekend rates are CI$10 adults and $4 children.