Nicaragua: attractions, prices, travel route
Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and one of the most beautiful. Years of political and civil unrest, coupled with devastating earthquakes, has led Nicaragua to be the…

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Explore Orinoco and the Caribbean with Le Dumont-D'urville mega yacht
Features of the expedition: UNESCO World Heritage Sites: St. Lucia Island and Bridgetown Historic Center Meeting with the Varao tribe, whose name translates as “people of boats” An incredible variety…

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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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volcanic islands

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

Nicaragua: attractions, prices, travel route

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and one of the most beautiful. Years of political and civil unrest, coupled with devastating earthquakes, has led Nicaragua to be the poorest country in the region. Plus Nicaragua is the cheapest country in Central America, which makes it even more attractive for the sophisticated traveler. Read more about Nicaragua, crossing the land border with Costa Rica and the beginning of my journey: Nicaragua country: visa, Rivas city and ferry to Ometepe island.

The currency of Nicaragua is Nicaraguan Córdoba. Correctly read CORDS (symbol NIO, or C $).

Nicaragua average prices
– Housing. A hostel bed can be found for $ 7. The cost of a room in a hostel with a shared bathroom starts at $ 17. Hospedajes are very popular in Nicaragua – these are small family hotels. There you can find a room with a private bathroom and for $ 15-20. The conditions offered even by conditionally expensive Nicaragua hotels are significantly worse than in neighboring countries. Often in the room there is no hot water, or the shower is broken, or in general in the whole city they can turn off the electricity. Continue reading

Island of Martinique

In the picturesque green necklace of the Lesser Antilles, stretching a long puff from Haiti and Puerto Rico to the mouth of the Orinoco River and further along the Venezuelan coast, there is an island with a particularly lush nature and especially turbulent history.

Generally speaking, the chain of volcanic islands washed by the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea has many beautiful and interesting corners. Cozy bays and coral buildings, proud cliffs and pearl shoals, palm-fringed beaches and fantastic outlines of coastal cliffs polished by the surf – which is not found on the Antilles! Continue reading

Travel to Barbados
This island is little known to Russian travelers. The reason is a long and rather expensive flight. Most tourists from the USA, Germany and Great Britain have a rest here.…

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Tortola Islands
Among the British Virgin Islands, Tortola is the largest and most interesting tourist destination. He managed to preserve his natural splendor and rich cultural heritage; each of his cities is…

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Curacao
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…

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