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About the Bahamas

The Bahamas (a chain of over 700 islands, cays and islets off the coasts of Florida and Cuba), was first discovered by Christopher Columbus during his first trip to the Americas in 1492. Even though the Spanish were the ones who came up with the name of these islands (from the Spanish phrase “Baja Mar” […]

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About Aruba

Aruba is a 33-km (20 mile)-long island of the Lesser Antilles in the southern Caribbean Sea, just 27 km (17 miles) north of the coast of Venezuela. That island’s total area of about 70 square miles makes it just over three times the area of the island of Manhattan (New York City) – which is […]