Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 514

The ‘S’ along the Fort Bay Road. Part of the Saba road system that “couldn’t be built” - Ingrid Zagers of Z.ePhotography Before 1930, there were no roads capable of accommodating vehicular traffic on Saba so there were no motor vehicles on the island. It was initially thought that building a road would be too difficult due to its mountainous terrain. A local Saban, however, decided to defy the odds and in 1938, he started road construction. The first motor vehicle arrived in Saba in 1974.