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Nassau: the heart of the Bahamas islands

Atlantis Paradise Island, Atlantis Marina Village, Paradise Island, Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini,

The island of New Providence is the most important island in the Bahamas. Here is the main city, the capital Nassau. Over 70% of the entire population of the archipelago lives on this island. Here are the main economic activities ...

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Bimini: diving and mysterious submerged stone slabs

The island of Bimini is located east of the Florida coast from which it is only 80 km away. This is therefore the Bahamian island closest to the United States. The island of New Providence, where the capital of the ...

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Exuma: a long chain of islands and sandbanks

The Exuma islands are a group of islands and sandbanks – in total it is estimated that they are over 365 for a total area of about 250 sq km – which are located south-east of the capital of the ...

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Eleuthera: white sand beaches, sea and pineapples

The island of Eleuthera is an island in the northeastern Bahamas, located about 80 km east of the capital Nassau. The island stretches long and narrow from northwest to southeast. Its length reaches 180 km while the width is often ...

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Long Island: the most scenic island in the Bahamas

Cape Santa Maria Beach, Long Island, Bahamas. Author and copyright Marco Ramerini

Known as one of the most beautiful islands in the archipelago, Long Island is located in the southeastern part of the Bahamas. The Tropic of Cancer runs through the northern part of the island. The island is about 130 km ...

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Bahamas power plugs and sockets, telephones

BAHAMAS DOCUMENTS Documents: To visit the Bahamas you need to have a passport with a residual validity of 6 months upon entering the country. Even children and minors need their passport to enter the Bahamas. Visa: No visa is required ...

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How to get to the Bahamas. Flights to the Bahamas

The Bahamas Islands are served by two main international airports. The first is that of Nassau on the island of New Providence. While the second is that of the island of Grand Bahama. The most important airport of the Bahamas ...

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How to get to Aruba. Flights to Aruba

The island of Aruba is connected by flights to the rest of the world thanks to an important international airport, the Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA). This airport, which is the main access point that tourists use to get to ...

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Anguilla power plugs and sockets, telephones

ANGUILLA DOCUMENTS Documents: To enter Anguilla, you must have a passport with a residual validity of 6 months when you enter the country. At the entrance to Anguilla it is also necessary to show return tickets. Even children and minors ...

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How to get to Anguilla. Flights to Anguilla

Anguilla Island has a single small airport, Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (AXA), located in the central-southern area of the island, south of the capital The Valley. This airport is connected by daily flights to several Caribbean islands including Puerto ...

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Antigua and Barbuda power plugs and sockets, telephones

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA DOCUMENTS Documents: A passport with a residual validity of 6 months at the time of entry to the country is required for entry to Antigua and Barbuda. Even children and minors need their own passport. Visa: It ...

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How to get to Antigua and Barbuda. Flights to Antigua

HOW TO GET: FLIGHTS TO ANTIGUA The two islands of Antigua and Barbuda have a single international airport located on the island of Antigua. It is the V. C. Bird International Airport (ANU). The airport is located in the northern ...

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Caribbean with children: the island of Anguilla

Andrea at Meads Bay, Anguilla. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

This year we decided to visit a special destination in the Caribbean: the island of Anguilla. Anguilla is considered one of the Caribbean pearls for its 33 white sandy beaches. For this trip to the Caribbean with children we choose ...

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

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Central America and Caribbean: a long strip of land

Shoal Bay East, Anguilla. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

THE GEOGRAPHY OF CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN Central America is that long and narrow isthmic region which, together with the archipelagos and the islands of the Antilles, unites North and South America with each other. The Central American area ...

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The climate of Panama City: when to go to Panama City

Panama City (Cuidad de Panamá) is located along the Pacific Ocean coast in an area originally covered by tropical forest. The climate of Panama City is therefore the humid sub-equatorial tropical climate. This type of climate means that there are ...

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The climate of the US Virgin Islands: when to go

The climate of the US Virgin Islands is tropical hot-humid, but with pleasant temperatures at any time of the year thanks to the constant blowing of the north-east trade winds. In fact the temperatures vary little during the year and ...

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Virgin Islands of the United States: an ancient Danish colony

The Virgin Islands of the United States archipelago is a territory belonging to the United States of America. Until 1917 these islands were a possession of Denmark. In that year they were bought by the United States. The archipelago is ...

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The climate of Turks and Caicos: when to go

The archipelago of the Turks and Caicos islands, has a tropical climate tempered by the north-east trade winds, with stable temperatures throughout the year and with two climatic seasons that differ from each other in the rainfall. The temperatures of ...

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Turks and Caicos: tourism and financial activities

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles, north of the island of Hispaniola and south-east of the Bahamas. The state is made up of the two archipelagos of the ...

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The climate of Trinidad and Tobago: when to go

The climate of Trinidad and Tobago is tropical hot and humid with high temperatures and heavy rains. The seasons are limited to a rainy season between June and December and to a dry season between January and May. The average ...

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Trinidad and Tobago: two islands off the coast of Venezuela

Trinidad and Tobago (Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) is an independent presidential republic within the Commonwealth. This republic is located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Venezuela, facing the Orinoco delta. The state is made up of the ...

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The climate of Saint Vincent and Grenadines: when to go

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have a pleasant warm humid tropical climate which is tempered by the constant blowing of the northeast trade winds. The seasons, as in the rest of the Caribbean, are differentiated by the amount of rain. ...

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: islands of sailing boats

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a constitutional monarchy associated with the British Commonwealth. This island state is located in the Lesser Antilles, between the Caribbean Sea to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, north of Grenada, ...

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The climate of Saint Martin: when to go to Saint Martin

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: the half French and half Dutch island

Maho Bay, Sint Maarten. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

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

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The climate of Saint Lucia: when to go to Saint Lucia

The island of Saint Lucia has a hot and humid tropical climate, moderated by the north-east trade winds, the climate of the island differs in two seasons based on the rains, while temperatures are constant throughout the year. The average ...

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Saint Lucia: mountain landscapes and volcanoes

The island of Saint Lucia is a parliamentary monarchy associated with the British Commonwealth. The state is located in the Lesser Antilles, between the Caribbean Sea in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east, north of Saint Vincent ...

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The climate of Saint Kitts and Nevis: when to go

The islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis enjoy a tropical maritime climate tempered by the constant blowing of the north-east trade winds. The seasons differ according to rainfall, with a dry and a wet season, while temperatures are constant throughout ...

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Saint Kitts and Nevis: old British colonial atmosphere

Saint Kitts and Nevis (Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis) is an independent state within the British Commonwealth. This country is located in the Caribbean, in the Lesser Antilles, between the Netherlands Antilles (Sint Eustatius), Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda and ...

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