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 ]