September 05, 2017

5 Interesting Facts About Bahamas

by Neha Monga
1. Pink Sands Beach

Pink Sands Beach located on Harbour Island of Bahamas and it comes from Foraminifera, a microscopic beast with red shell.

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Pic Courtesy: Amazing Places

2. Mount Alvernia, Cat Island

Mount Alvernia is located on Cat Island and its altitude is 64 meters which is highest peak in Bahamas.

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Pic Courtesy: Graham-Waiting

3. Baha Mar

The name Bahama is derived from Spanish words “Baha Mar”, which actually means shallow water or sea.

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4. Tainos

The first tribal people who inhabited on this island are called as Tainos.

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Pic Courtesy:Taino Museum

5. Pirates of Caribbean

Nassau was popular for pirates in the 18th century and it is real, most of pirates lived here and destroyed merchant ships.

SEE ALSO :  7 Best Cruises Around The World

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