Most Spectacular Caribbean Forts

Most Spectacular Caribbean Forts

Today the Caribbean islands are a much-appreciated beach holiday destination, but one or two centuries ago the region looked totally different. Most of the Caribbean islands were colonies, and agriculture was the main industry. There were pirates, and there were frequent natural disasters for which the people were insufficiently prepared. There were also many wars, which is why forts were build in most Caribbean ports. Today, these fortifications serve mainly a touristic purpose. Many of ... [ read more ]

Top Highest Volcanoes in the Caribbean

Top Highest Volcanoes in the Caribbean

Volcanoes are a common sight in the Caribbean. Because about a half of the Caribbean islands were formed through volcanic activity, in your Caribbean travels you will often see pointy volcanic peaks raising at several hundred meters above the sea level. While volcanic peaks make Caribbean islands look much more spectacular, they also come with some major disadvantages: some of them are still active and can cause major damage. This makes them dangerous but also very fascinating for adventurou... [ read more ]