The island of Grenada and located him in the neighborhood of Carioca island and Petite Martinique-ending the southern part of the windward Islands and several tiny Islands in the Caribbean sea, are part of the state of Grenada.
When Columbus landed on the Northern coast of the island of Grenada in 1498, seen in the distance, he marveled at the dense tropical forests, many beautiful waterfalls. The first permanent European settlement, however, was based not soon, the Spaniards did not stay on the island. When the British in 1609, have decided to encroach on local lands, they failed. Locals, Indians, Caribs, were ready for war.
The island was in the hands of the French in 1650, during the eighteenth century it was passed to the French by the British. but, in the end, in accordance with the Treaty of Versailles, it became a British. In 1877 Grenada received administrative status of a Crown colony. Independence within the British Commonwealth, Grenada has gained in 1974.
Grenada land is fertile, it grows nutmeg, cloves, saffron, ginger, allspice and cocoa. So it is often referred to as “Island of Spice”. Nutmeg Grenada meets one third of demands in the world. Continue reading
The modern century of high technologies there is definitely a lot of advantages, but sooner or later we all get tired of the bustle of the noisy city and tend to retreat in the lap of nature.
Civilization greatly changed the Earth, and not for the better, but there are still places that have retained their pristine beauty. There’s just so much amazing – stunning tropical Islands, crystal clear lakes, majestic waterfalls and mountain scenery!
One of the most popular natural wonders is Antelope Canyon, located in the South-Eastern United States on land of the Navajo Indian. This natural wonder consists of a Top (of the Gorge) and Lower canyon (Helix). This rare natural creation is a sandy cliff bizarre with huge slits, lit with magical light. Wind and rain water in a few centuries will grind out huge depressions in the red Sandstone cliffs forming inside the fine relief lines. Thanks to the erosive properties of water canyon walls, situated in one of the driest regions of the Earth, have acquired such a unique shape.
This tropical Paradise with white sand beaches ideal for lovers of quiet secluded relaxation. The archipelago of Phi Phi island is at a distance of 48 km from Phuket and consists of several small Islands. 90% of sushi poochie forest Islands covered with steep mountains rising from the sea, and the coves Continue reading
In the southern cascade mountains of Oregon, USA, is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, crater lake. Picturesque mountain lake is famous for its great depth and beauty, and American Indians believe this pond is sacred. Once the indigenous population of America has seen the wrath of the volcano. To this day, the myths of Indian tribes convey real catastrophic event they witnessed their ancestors thousands of years ago.
Experts believe that the eruption of mazama, which formed is a transparent lake, was one of the most powerful of all that has happened on earth over the past 10,000 years.
As mentioned, crater lake was formed as a result of the destruction of a massive volcano known as mount Mazama. It was a very long time, about 7,700 years ago. The resulting crater, which now filled a lake in the diameter is 8×10 km crater is the second deepest lake in North America, its depth is approximately 600 m. the First measurements of depth were made in 1886, captain Clarence Dutton. Scientists believe that someday it may happen a new eruption, since the bottom of the lake recorded hydrothermal activity.
In the middle of the lake there are two small Islands, which give the local landscape a special Continue reading