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
Curacao is a tiny “Holland”, which can be seen on the map only with a multiple increase. This is truly the pearl of the Netherlands Antilles, surrounded on all sides by the azure Caribbean Sea. As soon as you hear the local speech at the airport, papiamento, you understand that the culture of the island was significantly influenced by the Dutch, Spanish, African and Caribbean cultures – and the mix turned out, it must be said, is wonderful!
Curacao is a very well-groomed, poorly developed resort with good service, where it is amazing to hear native Russian. It is worth going here if you want to rest comfortably, there is no beating poverty, very safe. The small streets of Willemstad resemble Europe, except for a different color: bright houses, cheerful graffiti, iguanas, immortalized and reproduced, it seems on everything, anything and everything: paint on fences, cars, glass, house facades; in the form of clay figurines, porcelain plates, stone (and not only) sculptures, from cream on cakes, finally. Continue reading
Tours and prices in Cuba Cuba
Life is not the days that have passed, but those that are remembered
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Cuba is rightly called the “Pearl of the Caribbean”, it is a real paradise for tourists. White beaches, crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea, coral reefs. Comfortable hotels offer all-inclusive services. Cuba has excellent conditions for scuba diving. But the main wealth of Cuba is the hospitable and cheerful people. To come to Cuba means to plunge into a whirlwind of entertainment and a sea of pleasures!
Geographical position of Cuba
Cuba is located in the western Caribbean. The territories closest to Cuba are the island of Hispaniola, where Haiti and the Dominican Republic are located, which lies 77 km to the east; The Bahamas – 140 km northwest; Jamaica – 146 km to the south; The United States lies 180 km to the north, and Mexico is 210 Continue reading