Thursday, April 12, 2012

Expats in the Caymans

This is a quick "off post" on a day I don't normally post, but I found this post, Cayman’s Expats – 57 Varieties, And Counting - Gordon Barlow, to be absolutely fascinating.

It seems no matter where you live, there are inevitable tensions between expats and locals, but as I discovered here in Europe, much of that is closely tied to skin color.

Not so in the Caymans, apparently. The post describes a wonderful, lush, multi-national culture where, while there's still tension between expats and locals, it has little to do with skin color. Given that many Cayman locals are not "white", it makes for an intriguing story. Go read it..