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The island of Trinidad has no less than three mountain ranges. The northern range is thought to be a part of the Andes Mountains which can be found in Venezuela. The Central Range cuts a diagonal line across the island and is fairly low when compared with others. The Southern Range is also not known for extremely... Read all »
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The capital of the island is Fort-de-France and it is a great place for those who want to go shopping. For a more beach-based destination Le Diamant is ideal. Sailing enthusiasts will find everything that they need at Le Marin while Sainte-Anne has plenty to offer the tourists. Those who are interested in history... Read all »
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Despite the tropical location, the country uses the Euro as its currency and visitors to the area will notice a distinctly French flavour to the islands. The people of the islands are welcoming and the cuisine is very French with a Caribbean twist. The eastern part of Guadeloupe is called Grande-Terre and this is... Read all »
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Driving through some of the towns can be a challenge as the streets are narrow and many do not have pavements so there may be pedestrians around. Taxis and minibuses are available for those who want to get around but do not want to hire a car. Buses take the form of minivans which hold up to 19 people and which come... Read all »
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Unlike some of the other Caribbean islands it is prone to heavy bursts of rainfall but visit at the right time of year and avoiding this should not be a problem. Dominica was formerly a colony of Great Britain and is still home to some of the Carib Indians which were the inhabitants of all these islands prior to the... Read all »
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It is just a short journey from Bridgetown and there are plenty of public transport options for those who do not want to hire a car.
As with many Caribbean islands there are plenty of tourist attractions and these include the Botanical Gardens. This is a great place to find out more about native flora and fauna... Read all »
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Visiting Molokai is akin to stepping back in time. The place and the people remain steeped in tradition for the most part. Coming here is like arriving at a secret place, one which has been protected from development and from the trappings of modern life. Molokai is almost like a little world all of its own. The... Read all »
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There are so many facets to and aspects of this beautiful island which the visitor will grow to love so very easily. Ask any individual and they will have their own different answer with regards to what it is that they love about the island of Maui. Perhaps it is the gorgeous beaches of Kaanapali, the beautiful... Read all »
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The island is so beautiful and tranquil that there is always a little cove or tree to relax under away from the crowds. This is why it is a perfect destination for honeymooning couples from all over the world.
As well as relaxing in the many beautiful hotels and eating at the best restaurants, Lanai City is well... Read all »
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The island itself is in parts so untouched and inaccessible that one needs to visit certain areas by boat or even helicopter.
Getting Around the Island
There are all the usual options available to tourists visiting the islands. You can opt to catch a taxi, bus or rent a car for the duration of your stay. The... Read all »
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The Irish connections do not stop there. St Patrick’s Day is an official holiday and those who are lucky enough to be on the island at this time can see and take part in various concerts, parades and other celebratory activities. Listen out for the Irish accent which has not diminished much over the years.
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The islands have become very popular with those who enjoy sailing. There are dozens of small bays and cove along the coast where a boat can be moored. This also means plenty of great beaches for sunbathing and as the temperatures remain fairly consistent during the year, the islands make a great winter holiday... Read all »