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Caribbean with children: the island of Saint Martin

Andrea on the streets of Marigot, Saint Martin. Author and copyright Marco Ramerini

The island of Saint Martin is a volcanic island located in the northern part of the Little Antilles. Saint Martin has a unique identity: its territory since the 17th century is divided between France and the Netherlands. The island has ...

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Saint Martin climate: when to go to Sint Marteen

Ilet Pinel, Saint Martin. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The island of Saint-Martin/Sint Maarten has a tropical warm and humid climate, with temperatures undergo only slight variations throughout the year, and which are moderated by constant trade winds blowing from the east and northeast. The temperatures of Saint-Martin remain ...

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Saint Martin / Sint Marteen: the island for half French and for half Dutch

Maho Bay, Sint Maarten. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The island of Saint Martin – Sint Maarten (87 sq km) has the peculiarity of being divided between France and the Netherlands, to France belongs only the northern part of the island for a total of 53 square kilometers, while is part of ...

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Netherlands Antilles climate: when to go to the Netherlands Antilles

Playa Knip Chiki, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. Author Marguerite Elias. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Climate of Curacao and Bonaire Curacao and Bonaire have a warm/dry and sunny tropical climate throughout the year, with average temperatures of 27°C, mitigated by the constant trade winds blowing northeast. The rainy season starts in October and ends in ...

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Netherlands Antilles: remains of one of the largest commercial empires in history

Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. Author Chika Watanabe. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

The Netherlands Antilles (Nederlandse Antillen) are part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea and are formed by two groups of islands distant from each other almost 1 000 km: Curaçao, Klein Curaçao, Bonaire and Klein Bonaire, located just ...

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