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Just as we thought we had dodged it,
About UsWelcome to Harbour Island, Bahamas
If you fly one hour east from Miami you'll cross over the populous
islands most people associate with the Bahamas, and you'll land
at the long, narrow island of Eleuthera. Take a taxi to the dock
and a quick boat ride across the bay to come within sight of the
tiny jewel of Harbour Island, my home.
I'm Robert Arthur, and my ancestors helped build this place. It's
a tiny, Victorian-style village of narrow streets, bougainvillea
-draped archways, and friendly people descended largely from folk
who came seeking freedom from religious persecution or from slavery.
I grew up in the States and was blessed with one of those one-in-a-million
success stories in TV and film. But when it came time to settle
down, my wife Anna and I were drawn back to the village life of
Harbour Island. We run Arthur's Bakery, which sits at the heart
of the island and serves as a crossroads for the artists, media
people, and world-weary, experienced travelers who are drawn here.
like to show you how Harbour Island looks to us, and through the
eyes of some of our local friends. And recently I've gotten my real
estate license. So I can show you properties,
Once you get to know the place, you'll probably want to call it
"my Harbour Island," too.