Your Beeswax Is Stuck In My Peanut Butter Again

Stone Wall Remains, Giles Quarter, Saba, Dutch Caribbean
Stone Wall Remains, Giles Quarter, Saba, Dutch Caribbean

The Beekeepers of Saba

Spending a lot of time down on the Giles quarter coastline lately, coming up ridges and checking out the unique flora and fauna down there, as well as unusual and unique ruins. I showed this picture to the locals, asking what this big stone wall was for. It extends in a big circle, so I figured it for a pasture or remains of the sugar cane plantations in the late 1800’s (BTW, Saba no longer grows sugar cane…the dry climate can’t support it natively, either).
But oddly enough, folks told me it was for some kind of beekeeper’s colony, which puzzled me, as I’m not sure what good the stone wall encircling a bee haven would do. I’ll inquire around a little further to see what the scoop is.

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