Discovered by Columbus on his fourth and final voyage to the New World, it was originally named "Las Tortugas," after the numerous sea turtles. It became a magnet for pirates and eventually a British colony. Caymanians have voted to remain British subjects and today the island is an international banking and tourism center.
A local lass with a big smile on her fourth birthday
Grand Cayman is famous for its Hell Village, so called because of the rock formations shown below.
Scenes from the Cayman Turtle Farm, a facility with thousands of turtles, weighing from a few ounces to 600 pounds. Besides turtles, a few other creatures inhabited the farm (rabbits and iguana).
The Regal Princess, anchored off-shore from where we had lunch