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  • San Luis Cemetery from the taxi
    San Luis Cemetery from the taxi
    by grandmaR
  • mural of San Andrés
    mural of San Andrés
    by mircaskirca
  • Cemeterio de San Luis sign on the Cemetery
    Cemeterio de San Luis sign on the...
    by grandmaR

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  • Coconut Becomes A Tree

    If you have ever wondered what a coconut looks like when it starts to turn into a tree now your chance to see what it looks like.

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  • Languages

    The official language is Spanish, although all of the islanders speak "Caribbean English" among them. So, if you don´t speak Spanish you can speak English with the islanders and they will understand you. Sandra

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  • LOCATION

    The archipielago of San Andrés and Providence is located 480 miles North-West of the Colombian mainland in the Caribben Sea, in close ecological and archaeological contac with the northern part of Colombia, Central America and other islands in the caribbean. It is made up of the islands of San Andrés, Providence and ST. Catherine; Bolivar and...

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  • history

    It seems this archipelago was discovered in 1629 by english puritans and jamaicans woodcutters and was then conquered by the Spanish in the second half of the 17th century. For two hundred years the English, Duch, French and Spanish, disputed ownwership. At the same time the most famous English Pirated used San Andres as his base for all his...

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  • GEOGRAPHY

    The San Andres Archipielago is located in the caribbean sea, northeast of the Colombia main land. Is made up of San NAdres, Provindence, Santa Catalina Roncador, Easy Cay, Serrana, Serranilla, Quita sueno, in 2000 UNESCO declare this archipielago as sea Flower Biosphere reserve.The climate is stable all year, around 27C, with breezesblow throughout...

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