I create. I travel.
I â¤ï¸Â the Caribbean.
When IÂ decided IÂ loved travel, that was it. IÂ did midnight safaris surrounded by lions in Botswana, a three week trek through the high Atlas Mountains of Morocco before gettingÂ lost in the Sahara, snowboarding in the Czech Republic, culinary explorations across Japan, business deals in South Korea, and mountain climbing in the Peruvian Andes. I exploredÂ South Africa, Hawaii, Germany, and even rang in the new year in Guangzhou, China.
But I was bahnÂ and raised in theÂ Caribbean. I am West Indian. And although every island is different, each with itsÂ own unique foods, music, topography, animals, customs, Â and people â€” these islands, every single one of the over 7000 in the chain, feel like my home.
To better understand them and share theÂ real CaribbeanÂ experience with intrepid travelers looking for more from their travel dollar, I co-foundedÂ Uncommon Caribbean with my brother Steve in 2010. Together, we’ve traveled to dozens of islands… Dozens of times.
A tiny fraction of the photos captured along the way are shared here.
All images are under copyright Â©Â Patrick Bennett. For licensing, feel free to contact me.