Mystery and Bermuda are synonymous with each other. From our childhood, we have heard so many tales of planes and ships and people disappearing in Bermuda’s waters. Interestingly, Bermuda Island is blessed with breath-taking beaches, landscapes, and hospitable people. If the mystery, nature and serenity combo attract you, visiting this place should be on your planner.
Contrary to popular belief, Bermuda is an extremely safe place and tourist-friendly too. You can add a pinch of luxury to your vacation by staying in Bermuda’s best hotels.
What is the mystery all about?
Surely, before you head out to book tickets, you should know why are there so many tales of disappearing ships? It is a classic example of gossips. There are several theories like an unusual magnetic field in this area, alien base underneath the water, strong tidal waves, a huge reservoir of methane and even the presence of mythic city Atlantis. All these just sensationalize the place. When you have a detailed look at the number of such accidents, you will notice that it can be the same for any other place too.
Accidents happen! Even certain parts of a highway are prone to accidents. That does not make them mysterious. Any rational person will find that the accidents are not related to the paranormal or extra-terrestrial activity. So no need to be afraid!
Places to explore in Bermuda
A vacation in Bermuda is incomplete if you miss these places:
1. Caves: Bermuda is blessed to have beautiful caves with clear blue water. The roofs have crystal chandeliers and the calmness is soothing. You can even take a dip in these waters. Think of it as your royal bath (be sure to take all the requisite permissions beforehand). The beauty of the insides is mesmerizing. Crystal and fantasy caves attract most tourists. If you are into adventure sports, try free diving in the blue hole.
2. Ship-wrecks: Bermuda and the shipwrecks go hand in hand. The tourism department has exhibits of all the ships that could not land or return from the island. You will be amazed to find ships as old as from 1609! Shipwreck Island is an enthralling experience for anyone interested in the nation’s history. It shows the remains of the ships, remains discovered artifacts, marine archaeology and many more.
3. Beaches: Bermuda is blessed with plenty of beautiful beaches. The Horseshoe bay beach is most popular among the crowd. Its pink sand, serene atmosphere and tourist-friendly feature make it a favorite. Although the water here is rough, there are enough lifeguards. However, its popularity makes it a bit crowded. If you want to have some peaceful outing, head to elbow beach. Its water is safer than the horseshoe beach. However, parts of it are owned privately by are sort. Cross-check with your limitations thereupon reaching!
4. Railway trail: Bermuda railway trail is an interesting trip along with the ancient railway network. It is abandoned now. Along the journey spanning 18 miles, you will find a variety of landscapes full of adventure. You can cover it by foot or by pedal bike. On foot is better as some parts involve crossing the railway bridge.