Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine April 2017 | Page 17

Big Spring Heritage Site Petroglyphs dating back to AD600-1200 hints of the island’s Amerindian heritage at this site in Island Harbour. Here you’ll find a collapsed cave and natural spring amidst the Arawak Indian carvings. Book a tour with the Anguilla National Trust to visit this site. Old Salt Factory and Pumphouse Salt mining was once the mainstay of Anguilla’s economy. Book a tour ([email protected]) to visit the Old Salt Factory located in Sandy Ground Village. The pleasant tour guide will give detailed information on the now-defunct salt mining process. Photo Credit: Tripadvisor Traveller Scilly Cay If you’re in the fishing village of Island Harbour, a water taxi operator can whisk you away to the tiny island of Scilly Cay located just a few minutes away from the mainland. A simply beautiful island with its restaurant bearing the same name, swim and snorkel on the island then relax with one of their legendary lobster, crayfish or fish meals. Enjoy the infectious Caribbean music while sipping on a potent rum punch. Photo Credit: Tripadvisor Traveller