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
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
Cayman Islands – overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the West Indies, in the Caribbean. The capital is Georgetown. Currency – Cayman Islands Dollar. The official language is English.
The main occupations of the population are servicing tourists and raising turtles.
The tropical trade wind climate on the islands is conducive to the active development of tourism. The fauna and flora are few. Only coastal waters can boast an abundance of marine life. Breeding of sea turtles is the most important activity of local residents.
Resorts and Attractions Cayman Islands Continue reading