grand turk

posted on 11th of may, 2010

Hi Dreamstimers...........

Just back from a scubadiving tour of Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI), which is a British Overseas Territory or Crown Colony. The TCI consists of 40 islands & cayes, only eight of which are inhabited. The population totals appx. 30,000 residents & the island of Grand Turk is home to about 3,000 folks. Many residents are descendents of slaves brought in to rake the salt pans or pick cotton on the plantations. While the economy relies heavily on tourism, the crime rate in the TCI is one of the lowest in the Carribean. All the islands are casual-dress, language is English & the official currency is the U.S. dollar - bring plenty of these, as the islands are somewhat expensive compared to Mexico or Belize for example & credit cards are not...

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Comments (4)

Posted by Mariaam on May 12, 2010
You have great photos in your portfolio! Well done. :)
Posted by Justmeyo on May 11, 2010
Very nice photo!
Posted by smartview27 on May 11, 2010
Great photo!

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