Visual World's Caribbean Posts

I don't plant squash in the garden. Any squash that does come up is a volunteer from the previous fall. All kitchen scraps at our house, including seeds, go…

A quiet morning in Santa Marta and the calm Caribbean Sea just before the rush of people begin their day. September comes with a breeze blowing off the sea just…

The frigate in the middle of the harbor is both a symbol and a testament of the relationship with the United States military and the resolve of the Colombian…

Sometimes misidentified as Diamond Head, the dormant volcano near Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, Mount Popa looms in the background of Cartagena de Indias. La Popa,…

Sunsets can be magnificent on the Santa Marta coast of the Caribbean Sea. Many nights, storms move across the Caribbean, lightning fiercely striking the water…

Nativo Awa, a member of the local indigenous Arawa tribe is a street performer in the Corralito de Piedra in Cartagena de Indias. Always smiling, sometimes…

In Paris they are known as Mime's. In South America they are known as Mimo's, the only difference being Mimo's insert a small whistle in their mouths and "beep"…

This little Cangrejo, "crab" destroyed my Kodak camera. Luckily I had several with me, but I unsuspectingly put my camera on my beach towel only to have him dig…

Calle de la Amargura, translated "Street of Bitterness" refers to a broken heart and is located in the Corralito de Piedra, the "Wall of Stone" in the old city…

My wife, Carolina, took this shot early one morning after a night time storm washed it ashore. Locals find these pieces of coral and throw them back into the…

Santa Marta is a breezy city situated on the Caribbean Sea about 2 hours, by 'de autobus", east of Cartagena de Indias in the Colombian department of Magdalena.…

Native to the South American rain forests, occasionally injured Sloths are rescued and cared for by local animal rights groups. This particular Sloth was…

It is amazing what one can do with a tire rim, a transmission filter and a couple pieces of stock angle iron. Any way they cook it, Colombian food is about the…

A popular sport for the locals along the Caribbean coast is wind surfing. All the necessary gear can be rented at the local hotels and at local outfitters. Be…

The port is among the largest sea ports in all of South America. In the distance you can see Boca Grande', 'Big Mouth', which sits atop an ancient coral reef…

Simone Bolivar is the liberator of Colombia from the Spanish crown. The Iguana's are an integral part of the botanical garden which surrounds Bolivar's tomb.…

Being among the happiest people in the world, Colombians find humor everywhere. In this image, they graciously advertise both in Spanish and English that this…

Beautiful horizon in Spanish, this Caribbean coastline is known throughout the region for the beautiful sunsets. The ships on the horizon take the same route as…
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