Bahamas vs Caribbean: what should you keep in mind when choosing a cruise?
The fact that in the region located between the two Americas runs most cruise routes is not surprising: a combination of densely populated coasts, an abundance of tropical islands and…

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Puerto rico
Thinking about a place in which we would like to spend our holidays, we often “rack our brains”, sorting through thousands of Internet resources, guides and the opinions of acquaintances.…

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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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Sights of the island of St. Thomas – what to see. Complete guide to iconic places

St. Thomas is part of the US Virgin Islands, located in the Caribbean. The island is the main island in the archipelago, the most developed, also here is the capital of the US Virgin Islands – the port of Charlotte Amalie. Tourists of St. Thomas love and actively visit, and the purpose of the visit can be both a lazy vacation on the beach or diving, and ecotourism, shopping, as well as engaging in all kinds of water sports. Welcome to the Caribbean!
Saint Thomas was inhabited by Native American tribes – the Siboneans – as far back as the fifteenth century BC. Later they were replaced by Arawak, and Arawak – warlike Caribbean. Christopher Columbus during his second voyage landed on the island – it was at the end of the fifteenth century AD. Europeans brought to the island diseases against which the Indians did not have immunity, because of which they Continue reading

Charlotte Amalie – what to see

The decoration of the Caribbean is the Virgin Islands, the main gem of which is Charlotte Amalie. This locality is the metropolitan center of these islands belonging to the United States. The resort town is located on the largest island site called Saint Thomas. Currently, Charlotte Amalie is a tourist center where tourists from all over the globe come to swim in the rays of the Caribbean sun, enjoy swimming in the warm sea waters, and admire the natural beauties of this region.
The first peoples based on the St. Thomas island site were recorded at the time when Christopher Columbus made his second voyage. Taino, Arawaki and Caribbean tribes lived here. However, the main development of Charlotte Amalie began after the establishment of trade relations with the Danish colonies belonging to the West Indies. This town, as a city, has existed since 1671, after the Danish King Continue reading

Geography of the Caribbean. Geographical Description of the Caribbean

Geographically, the term “Caribbean” includes the Caribbean Sea, and all islands located southeast of the Gulf of Mexico, east of Central America and Mexico, and north of South America.

Although the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands are not part of the Caribbean, they have nevertheless been included in this section because of their cultural, geographic, and political ties with the Caribbean.

Caribbean Islands
In total, there are over 7,000 islands in the Caribbean (including rocky islets, small coral and sand islands, and coral reefs).

The largest Caribbean islands are Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti (which is geopolitically divided between the two countries – Haiti and the Dominican Republic), and Puerto Rico. Continue reading

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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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Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia is a small island nation washed by the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, a tropical paradise with beautiful beaches and exotic groves, mineral…

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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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