Bermuda is a British overseas territory located in the North Atlantic Ocean. It consists of 138 islands that form a fishhook-shaped landmass, stretching some 22 miles in length and about a mile across. Bridges and causeways connect the eight largest islands.
Famed for Bermuda shorts, the original Bermuda onion, and of course the Bermuda Triangle, the island's tourism has grown significantly over the last 50 years.
Bermuda's pink sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, offshore reefs and the Royal Naval Dockyard are major attractions. Of note: it is not possible to rent a car on the island, so in addition to walking the pleasant streets, many travelers choose to rent a bicycle or scooter.
Umbrellas and shade are valuable commodities across the sunny islands of Bermuda.
Plants and flowers grow like weeds across Bermuda.
The colors of Bermuda are at every turn.
Hamilton is the capital of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. It is the territory's financial center and a major port and tourist destination. Tourists love Front Street (shown) for the shopping and dining options.
Bermuda's Great Sound is lined by home of all sizes and description, and pastel colors are the norm.
The Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda, was the principal base of the British Royal Navy in the Western Atlantic between American independence and the mid 20th century. It is a major tourist attraction, and this is one of the original buildings.
At the National Museum of Bermuda inside the Royal Naval Dockyard, one can explore over 500 years of local history and culture, displayed in military buildings and in the nicely restored Commissioner's House. Bastions, cannons, shipwreck artifacts, local watercraft, maritime art, spectacular sea views and dolphin encounters are all found here.
Did you know that just off the coast of Bermuda, you'll find some of the world's best saltwater sport fishing? The waters of Bermuda are home to Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and more, so it's no surprise that more and more serious sport fishing enthusiasts are taking their game to the next level in Bermuda. From beginners to experts, the island offers charter boats that make daily full or half-day trips to the banks where fisherman of all skill levels can indulge in the challenge of trying to hook a world-class fish.
Some of the nautical history of Bermuda on display in the Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda.
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