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 developed passenger shipbuilding should give just such a result.
Indeed, there is plenty to choose from – for those who first decided to go on a cruise, and for experienced sea wolves. Of course, this direction is most suitable for those who decided to escape from the daily routine into the romance of tropical islands; however, here, it turns out, there are subtleties.
From a geographical point of view, the Caribbean Islands, formerly called the West Indies, consist of the Antilles Big and Small, and the Bahamas. The Greater and Lesser Antilles are located in the Caribbean, and the Bahamas is in the Atlantic Ocean. They differ from the point of view of the landscape: if the Antilles are of volcanic origin, rising Continue reading
CARIBBEAN: “TRUE PARADISE ON THE EARTH”
The Caribbean (Spanish Mar Caribe; English Caribbean Sea) – one of the most beautiful tropical seas, part of the Atlantic Ocean. The marginal semi-enclosed sea is bounded by Central and South America from the south and west, and by the Antilles from the east and north (thanks to which the sea has a second name – Antilles).
In the north-west, the sea through the Yucatan Strait (Spanish Yucatán Channel) communicates with the Gulf of Mexico; through many inter-island straits – with the Atlantic Ocean; and in the southwest, through the artificially constructed 80 kilometer waterway (Panama Canal) – with the waters of the Pacific Ocean. The region where the Caribbean Sea is located is known as the Caribbean. The coasts of the following countries are washed by sea waters: in the south – Colombia, Venezuela and Panama; in the Continue reading
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 springs and SPA centers using the island’s natural volcanic resources, a unique underwater world and, finally, the world wide the famous jazz festival is what turned St. Lucia into a center of elite tourism.
Saint Lucia will offer you a variety of tropical fruits grown in wide fertile valleys: mangoes, bananas, coconuts, cocoa, oranges and grapes fill the island with sweet smells. And not a single travel guide will forget to compare the shape of the island itself with the mango fruit. Continue reading