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You can also purchase SIM cards locally for your phone, if it is compatible with the local system. Media If you have to have news from the world outside this paradise, the Wall Street Journal and London Financial Times are available at some of the grocery and drug stores and at the airport. com), and The Light, another weekly paper. The St. Martin newspaper, The Daily Herald, is available as well in many places on the island. The television cable system, Caribbean Cable Television, carries primarily US stations and cable networks.

10 Airport to Shoal Bay East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 Blowing Point to Shoal Bay East . . . . . . . . . . . $20 32 n On Foot Exploring On Foot U As you wander the various beaches in Anguilla, you may notice lines of weathered gray fences partially covered with sand. These are part of a national effort to recover the sand dunes that were drastically over-mined for sand, which is used in construction and renewal of other beaches, effectively destroying beach habitats.

Ai. Sombrero Island. This farthest point of Anguilla, 40 miles north of the mainland, is a rocky outcrop formerly used for phosphate mining. It is deserted now except for a lighthouse and the animals that live there, including the black lizard and many species of water birds. Birds you can encounter include the brown booby, brown noddy, bridled and sooty terns. Several years ago, a US aerospace company wanted to use the island for a rocket launching facility. The idea (an unpopular one with Anguillians and other environmentalists) was abandoned when the company realized that the island occasionally gets fully swamped by the ocean, with only the lighthouse standing out of the water.

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