10 Things you probably didn’t know about Bermuda but should
Myths and rumor mills have a way of getting to the best of us. Growing up, I used to hear that ships never cross the Bermuda triangle. There was a deep hole that sucked even planes from the sky. This sort of made me want to visit Bermuda. Now that I know better, I would like to share some of the things in Bermuda that you should know before heading there.
- Bermuda Triangle, off the coast of Bermuda, is also referred to as the Devil's Sea.
- Did you know that Bermuda is Britain's oldest colony and that your typical breakfast will be codfish and potatoes?
- In terms of pa capita, Bermuda has the most golf courses in the world. On an area of 20.75 square miles, you will find seven 18-hole golf courses and two 9-hole golf courses.
- Bermuda is made up of 181 coral islands.
- The island country is also unofficially referred to as the onion.
- Bermuda gets its name from its founder - Juan de Bermudez.
- Founded in 1790, Hamilton is the capital of Bermuda. The capital is home to 969 people. This means that it is one of the smallest capital cities in the world.
- St. George is the largest city in Bermuda. It has a total population of 1802 people and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of Bermuda and its official language is English.
- Literacy level in Bermuda is 98%.
Visit Bermuda and get a chance to dispel the myths surrounding the island and the sea around it.