Nassau, The Bahamas

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This is where all the cruise ships dock in Nassau.  Atlantis on Paradise Island is seen in the background.

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Here is another picture of the inlet where the cruise ships dock.

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This is a famous statue of Her Majesty Queen Victoria outside the Parliament Building in Nassau.

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Nassau has lots of old Colonial style buildings.

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This is a monument near Parliament Square in Nassau.
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    Nassau on the island of New Providence is the capital city of the Bahamas.  The Bahamas was a British Crown Colony until 1973.  Today, they are a part of the Commonwealth and recognize the British Monarch as their Chief of State.  The British Monarch appoints a Governor-General to represent her interests there.  They also have a Parliament with a Prime Minister who serves as the Head of Government.  I went to Nassau in 2012 on a cruise after Christmas with my family and friends.  The weather was a comfortable 80 degrees, and the water temperature was around 75-77 degrees.  I was able to kayak, snorkel, and swim in the ocean.  Nassau has an old colonial feel to it.  We partied the night away after spending the day in Nassau at a resort.


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