Prince George Wharf, Bahamas

Prince George Wharf is the place where tourists on cruise ships alight upon arrival at Nassau, Bahamas. It looks like a colossal parking lot for ocean liners. Visitors coming ashore here are immediately deposited into the thick of downtown Nassau, with many of the colonial buildings and museums within walking distance. Exclusive for Bahamas As […]

Eleuthera, Bahamas

Eleuthera is a long, narrow island in the Bahamas. Located some 80 km (50 mi) to the east of New Providence, it measures 180 km (110 mi) end to end, but is less than a mile across at some points. The northernmost part of the island is at Spanish Wells while the southernmost part is […]

Moorea , French Polynesia

Moorea is an island of volcanic origin within the Society Islands, in French Polynesia. It is the main island to the immediate west of Tahiti. Moorea covers 137 sq km (51.7 sq mi) and has a population of 16,000 (2011 estimate). More on Moorea Moorea is roughly triangular in shape, and indented on the northern […]

Freeport, Bahamas

Freeport is a city on the island of Grand Bahama, on the northwestern part of the Bahamas. The city today covers 558 sq km (215 sq mi) and has a population of around 30,000 people. More on Freeport Freeport was established as a free trade zone in 1955 on former swamp and shrubland. A land […]

La Ceiba, Honduras

La Ceiba is a seaport on the north coast of Honduras. It faces the Gulf of Honduras, which is contiguous to the Caribbean Sea. The city of La Ceiba covers 25 sq km (4.25 sq mi) and has a population of 174,000 people, making it the fourth largest city in Honduras. More on La Ceiba […]