Angler Burns: 11 Years Ago Bimini Lost a Monument to Hemingway

Once upon a time Bimini was my first choice when clearing into the Bahamas, not because it’s the closest settlement to Florida, but because of the Compleat Angler, once one of the world’s great saloons. Replete with photos and memorabilia, the Angler was one of three great shrines to Ernest Hemingway, who, according to legend, wrote much of “To Have and Have Not” within its old timber walls. Continue reading