San Andres and Providencia
Colombia, San Andres

In the Caribbean Sea there are a huge number of islands, and they do not end only in Cuba, Dominican Republic and Jamaica. You can find thousands of small islets throughout the Caribbean. One example is the islands of San Andres and Providencia, which are the territory of Colombia, although they are located just 200 km from Nicaragua. The color of the waters washing the islands has more than seven shades - from light turquoise and blue to deep emerald and dark blue.
The population on the islands is for the most part dark-skinned, tall and green-eyed, and the so-called "Jamaican English" is heard everywhere, the language of the inhabitants of San Andres and Providencia.
San Anres is the largest of the two islands, life on it is very leisurely, because hurry up on an island of 26 square meters. km absolutely nowhere. From everywhere salsa and reggae sounds - the traditional music of the region.
The island of San Andres is a duty-free zone, so after having a good rest in the multicolored clear water, they happily go shopping and go to the evening promenade along the promenade under the light evening breeze.
Near San Andres is another relatively large island - Providencia with an area of 17 square meters. km, life on it is even more relaxed. It has fewer tourists, and you can get to it only from San Andres. On Providencia, the island's traditions remained almost unchanged. And the underwater world here is even more diverse than on San Andres, which makes it very attractive for divers from all over the world.

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