Let us explore below some of the interesting facts about the Bahamas.
Quick Facts About Bahamas
As far as the climate is concerned, Bahamas remain sunny all throughout the year! The coldest weather you can experience there will be in the Northern Bahamas on December evening. The air is quite humid here in the tropics.
The Bahamas archipelago consists of coral reef formation, famous pink sand beaches and colorful appearance from the broken pieces of seashell mixed with the sand.
The highest point in Bahamas is Mount Alvernia on Cat Island, which is over 200 feet high. You easily can walk the length and width of many of the smaller cays, which are pretty flat. Up there, you can see some of the most beautiful views of the Caribbean! This is one of the best places to visit in the Bahamas.
Who knew that because of this unique geology, we could see some of the most interesting, (and a little spooky), caves with awesome stalactites and stalagmites in them!
Not only the primitive limestone composition of the Bahamas islands created a favorable environment for caves on land, it also boasted the uncommon feature of submarine caves, also known as Blue Holes! A must visit Bahamas attractions. One of the most preferred blue holes to swim and dive is Dean's Blue Hole on Long Island, which is also the world's deepest blue hole. It is located in the most charming tourist spot, Turtle Cove.
As per history, there were real life pirates in the Bahamas. Things actually got so out of control for a while during the restoring of the British crown colony in 1718. On July 10, 1973, this place became a fully independent country with its own government. During your travel you will get to see the influence of the history on its people living here and their lifestyle.
The Bahamas culture is a mixture of European, Lucayan Indian and African cultures. It is evocative of many Caribbean island cultures and has been influenced by the tropical surroundings. Everything from the music to the architecture to the local tradition has been shaped by the surrounding sea, sultry weather and lush landscape.
Plan a tour via TropicLink to explore more such Bahamas facts and enjoy the island highlights.