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.
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
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
The Dominican Republic is a fertile land, spread out in the east of the island of Haiti, surrounded by waves of the Caribbean Sea. The capital is the sultry Santo Domingo, the birthplace of reference cigars, the cradle of incendiary merengue.
The first association with the Dominican Republic – endless beaches of amazing beauty: with white sand, spreading palm trees, the gentle sea – indispensable attributes of a tropical paradise. But this is by no means the only thing that the country delights travelers with. There are many noteworthy sights: architecture, which incorporates island traditions and features of European styles, national parks with breathtaking nature. And also – a whole palette of entertainment for adepts of outdoor activities. The Dominican Republic lives in the rhythms of bachata and salsa, inviting everyone to plunge into the cheerful atmosphere of the world, where every day Continue reading