Holidays in the Dominican Republic
The Dominican capital of Santo Domingo is one of the country's most important attractions. The city has many memorials of colonial times: Columbus Palace with an extensive garden; Osama fortress…

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LOVELY FACTS
The Caribbean has long been recognized as one of the most dangerous for navigation. Tropical hurricanes, often “visiting” this region, bring with them many troubles. For example, Hurricane Gilbert (Spanish…

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Seven Wonders of Puerto Rico
Puerto rico - A state located on the island of the same name in the Caribbean. Translated from Spanish, its name means “rich port”, and although initially it meant something…

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Attractions of the island of St. John

Located in the Caribbean Sea, the marvelous islet of St. John is part of the United States of America, or rather – owned by the United States Virgin Islands. St. John is both the smallest in the group and the richest. The constant number of inhabitants here does not exceed five thousand, while more than half live in the largest town – Cruz Bay. The island of St. John attracts travelers (and sometimes even stars of television screens and cinema) with its remoteness from civilization and the lack of amenities – a kind of savage vacation in the Caribbean.
Around the beginning of the third century AD, Arawaki arrived in St. John – by water, naturally – from present-day Colombia and Venezuela. More militant Caribs drove out peaceful Arawaks – this happened at the beginning of the fourteenth century. The first European on St. John was Christopher Columbus – this journey was the second sailor’s account, and it took place at the very end of the fifteenth century. Continue reading

LOVELY FACTS

The Caribbean has long been recognized as one of the most dangerous for navigation. Tropical hurricanes, often “visiting” this region, bring with them many troubles. For example, Hurricane Gilbert (Spanish el Huracán Gilbert), which swept in 1988 at a speed of 320 km / h, left a strip of catastrophic destruction 4 km wide. and killed about 400 people. In 2004, Hurricane Jenny (Spanish el Huracán Jenny) killed 1,314 people in Haiti.
The Caribbean is a seismic zone. According to the observations of scientists, the Caribbean lithosphere plate is annually shifted east by almost 20 mm.
Due to the movements of the earth’s crust, the collision of the North American and Caribbean lithospheric plates became one of the most catastrophic earthquakes of recent years: on January 12, Continue reading

TOURIST PARADISE

Carib’s extraordinary popularity among tourists is easily explained: the warm sea all year round, the fabulous beauty of nature, a decent level of service, an extensive selection of hotels (for every taste and budget) and a huge “menu” of various entertainments: interesting excursions, an abundance of historical and natural attractions, water and “Land” sports, restaurants, discos, night clubs.

A distinctive feature of the Caribbean region is a large selection of diverse leisure options: each state here has its own “specialization”.

For example, in Barbados, English national traditions were firmly rooted in life, the rest here is mostly measured and calm. Continue reading

British Virgin Islands
These sixty amazing islets are located between the Atlantic and the Caribbean. Very close to the United States, but away from crowds - this is what makes the British Virgin…

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TOURIST PARADISE
Carib’s extraordinary popularity among tourists is easily explained: the warm sea all year round, the fabulous beauty of nature, a decent level of service, an extensive selection of hotels (for…

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The nature of Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius
The topography of Bonaire is fairly common in the southern Caribbean. A low (up to 241 m) island represents the top of the underwater elevations of the continental shelf that…

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