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MARK What we saw was unbelievable


and quite frankly, hard to describe or even photograph. Etched into the side of the landscape, following the contours of the trees and rocks was a gigantic amphitheatre made of huge wooden logs and beams. A covered area for seating and performances, yet parts were wide open to nature. There were people frantically working on the beautiful stage flooring,


Meanwhile back at the bar, Renaldo mentioned we should go to this incredibly magical place, a place that makes one feel quiet and peaceful. Not ones to pass up an opportunity, as soon as Michele and Robyn finished the photos of Natasha, we climbed in our truck and followed Renaldo in yet another direction we hadn’t been.


sanding it down to a perfectly smooth finish. Mark was the man behind it all. He had the vision in his mind for over 45 years. Construction began 3 years ago, most of it by hand. As well as using found timber, he was using recycled materials from the island, whatever worked for his vision. When we asked him why he built it here, he jokingly replied: “There are no building codes here.”


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