Off the coast of the West Indies. (1930 - 1939)

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West Indies - the common name of the islands of the Atlantic Ocean between the continents of North and South America.

Includes Islands: Bahamas, Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles.

Most of the islands was opened during the voyage of Christopher Columbus.

Sailing ship in the sea, the view from the ship to the islands.

Flying the plane on water skis.

PNRM. from the height of the island and the city.

Plantation of coconut palms.

Gathering local population coconuts, men climb a tree knocked off.

Below them is collected and purified by thick shell.

Women treated with copra (the dried fruit tissue nutrient - endosperm) vychёsyvayut yarns from which the weave hats for sale.

Ancient forts and watchtowers on the rocky shores.

English Fort Montagu, the walls of the fortress, the wall is a gun, a man shows an old kernel.

City view from the fortress.

PNRM. at the fort.

Collection of sugar cane and its processing primitive way.

Buffaloes are in a circle, turning millstones.


The ruins of an ancient castle-fortress in Haiti.

A bust in the garden.

Bastion fortress, marching clockwise.

Above the islands are flying planes wedge.

In the sea swims sailboat

Key words

Bahamas, Antilles Islands, the Atlantic Ocean, agriculture, castle, city, sightseeing, transportation, water