Prices in the country: how much does life cost in the Caribbean?
There is an opinion that the Caribbean is a place purely for luxury travelers. In fact, the Caribbean region includes 30 countries: some of them are on the brink of survival, others have a very high standard of living. In general, local prices cannot be called low. But, for example, a trip to the Bahamas or the Dominican Republic will cost more than to Jamaica, Cuba or Haiti. In this article, Prian.ru decided to consider the cost of living in the Caribbean using the example of one of the most developed countries in the region – Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint Kitts and Nevis belongs to one of 13 independent states of the Caribbean region, which is located on two islands. Among the other 29 countries there are also possessions of the USA, France, Great Britain 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
Panama (Spanish: República de Panamá) is a state between two continents, in Central America on the narrow Panama Isthmus that divides the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The word “Panama” originally did not mean a hat at all, in one of the local Indian languages it means “fish place”. But “Panama hats” are not produced by Panama, but by Ecuador.
The area of Panama is 75.5 thousand km2. Administratively, the country is divided into 9 provinces and 3 autonomous regions (mosquito).
Along the west and east coasts of Panama stretch narrow plains and hilly terrain, between which are steep, dissected by valleys mountains with alpine plains. The highest point in Panama – Baru volcano. Geographic coordinates: 8.808, -82.543; Click to view on Google maps (aka Chiriki), 3475 m. The northern slopes of the mountain ranges are covered with dense evergreen forests, the southern areas are Continue reading