The bahamas

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The bahamas

  1. 1. The Bahamas<br />Ann-Christine Allik<br />10c<br />2011<br />A-C<br />
  2. 2. Where are The Bahamas?<br />In the Atlantic Ocean;<br />north of Cuba;<br />northwest of the Turks ;<br />next to the United States;<br />nearest to the state Florida.<br />A-C<br />
  3. 3. Demographics<br />A-C<br />
  4. 4. About The Bahamas<br />More than 700 islands;<br />the clearest water on the planet;<br />hurricane season from June to November;<br /> year-round rain.<br />Picture: Link<br />A-C<br />
  5. 5. People and proximity<br />A laid back attitude;<br />Native Americans;<br />Afro-Bahamians;<br />European Bahamians.<br />Picture: Link<br />A-C<br />
  6. 6. Local customs<br />Bahamian Goombay;<br />bush medicine;<br />junkanoo; <br />straw market.<br />Picture: Link<br />A-C<br />
  7. 7. The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas<br />Sovereign, independent;<br />politically stable;<br />the Westminster Model;<br />senate;<br />House of Assembly.<br />Picture: Link<br />Picture: Link<br />A-C<br />
  8. 8. Interesting facts<br />‘Bajamar’;<br />no income tax = tourism;<br />Flamingo, blue marlin, yellow elder;<br />education<br />literacy rate 91%;<br />Bahamian dollar;<br />capital: Nassau.<br />Picture: Link<br />A-C<br />
  9. 9. Kitesurfing in The Bahamas<br />Most beautiful spots;<br />wind-whipped beaches;<br />kite around the island;<br />sandy bottoms;<br />Surfer’s Beach.<br />Picture: Oskar Šanin<br />Picture: Link<br />A-C<br />
  10. 10. Conclusion<br />Clear, light-blue water;<br />friendly people;<br />warm climate;<br />tourism.<br />A-C<br />Picture: Link<br />
  11. 11. Used information<br />http://www.discover-eleuthera-bahamas.com/surfers-beach.html<br />http://www.thekitehouse.com/bahamas.htm<br />http://www.bahamas.com/<br />http://www.thebahamas.com/<br />http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/bahamas.htm<br />http://www.bahamatopia.com/facts-about-the-bahamas.html<br />A-C<br />
  12. 12. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!<br />A-C<br />

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