St. Barthélemy - Calypso’s Birthplace
Posted on September 18 2016
Ever heard of the famous Calypso legend? Well ask Jack Sparrow if you haven’t.
Legend has it that the island of St. Barts once belonged to the nymph Calypso. Calypso in Greek mythology was a daughter of Atlas and had magical powers. Famously, she used her music to enchant the Greek hero, Odysseus keeping him away from home for seven years. Just like the legend itself, the island has a historic appeal. The charming allure of Calypso is present even today as the atmosphere reflects the magic and beauty that has captivated travellers from all over the world. St Barts boasts spectacular beaches and ocean views along with a lifestyle that appears modern and luxurious yet revealing faint traces of the rich history and legend surrounding it like the waves rolling gently to its shores.
Calypso’s legend is remembered through music popular all over the island. Musical festivals and special events that occur in town or at the beach recall the magical allure of the island. The festivals draw people from all over the world to soak up the sounds and sentiments of a rich culture tinged with mystery.
It isn’t just the atmosphere but fashion is also one of its primary highlights. As you mingle among the people you notice that being in fashion and en vogue is greatly desired as you will observe quite a variety of fashion driven personalities here. At St. Barts fashion and music is very essence of the island!
As we live in the cities, working day in day out for our loved ones, planning our holidays tend to be time-consuming and stressful. You need only to visit St. Barts and you realise that life is much more than a rat race. Life is passion, peace, and beauty and St. Barts can help you reconnect with all these elements.
This magical island boasts a vibrant atmosphere and seductive lifestyle through its music and fashion. So give yourself the chance to enjoy your life. Take the leap into this heavenly island and let the magic and the moonlight weave its way into your senses and make your experience forever memorable. Like Odysseus you might just forget to leave!