The Caribbean is a group of islands more than 3,200 kms (2,000 miles) long separating the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
The climate of the area is tropical but rainfall varies with elevation, size and water currents. The region enjoys year-round sunshine divided into 'dry' and 'wet' seasons, with the last six months of the year being wetter than the first half.
Caribbean food includes all of your favourites... seafood, chicken and steak... prepared with the flavourful and colourful ingredients of the islands. Some popular dishes are coconut shrimp, jerk chicken pasta, chicken kebabs, ribs with guava BBQ sauce, key lime pie and the famous Callaloo, a dish containing leafy vegetables and sometimes okra.
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