Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 510

The Turks and Caicos Islands A Culture in Transition written and submitted by: Ludwina Fulford, B.A, M.M, Director of Culture, Turks and Caicos Islands Government S tanding on the shores of the capital, Grand Turk, and zig-zagging south-westward to the laid back hideaway where animals roam amongst people like family, and time has stood still for decades, is the smallest inhabited of the 40 Islands and cays of the Turks and Caicos Photo Credit: Devano Pierre, JFC Studios archipelago, Salt Cay. The winds blow further north-westward, caressing the underpopulated fishing town of South Caicos, where the remnants of salt production remain symbolic of a culture that once shaped the economy of the Turks and Caicos Islands.