Tuesday, July 18, 2017

SAINT BARTHELEMY ~ French West Indies ~

... Lovely views of a new Caribbean tropical paradise in my collection... the island has an exquisite landscape of hills, valleys and mountains with numerous beaches along the coastline... it gets more than 300 sunny days a year on average....Saint Barthelemy is a popular tourist attraction especially for the rich and famous...Thanks Denise!!【ツ】

St. Barths was originally called “Ouanalao” by the Arawaks (original island inhabitants). In 1493. Columbus discovered St. Barths and named the island after his brother, Bartolomeo.

Saint Barthélemy (also St-Barthélemy and St. Barts) is an island country and overseas collectivity of France in the Caribbean.  The island is nestled between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, in the Northern Antilles Arc, composed of 17 beaches with  capital, Gustavia.

The biodiversity of St. Barth's and the surrounding islands have: 183 different species of fish, 54 varieties of coral, and 60 types of sea sponges.



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(Issued 03-06-2016)

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