W5JON will be active again as V47JA from Saint Kitts Island, IOTA NA-104, 9 - 18 December 2023.
He will operate on 160 - 6 m (Including 60m), SSB, FT8.
QSL via home call direct, LOTW.
Ads for direct QSL:
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St. Kitts is an island of ancient sights and incredibly beautiful nature
Those wishing to have an amazing vacation are looking for places that are ready to please not only the variety of resorts, but also the sights. This is understandable, because to spend a few weeks swimming in the water, no matter how chic and wonderful they were, you do not want to.
St. Kitts is a dream vacation
Your vacation will be filled with amazing emotions when you visit the magical island of St. Kitts. Located in the Caribbean Sea, you'll find breathtaking tours and unforgettable vacations along the incredibly beautiful beaches.
What do you know about St. Kitts?
It appears on maps thanks to the efforts of Christopher Columbus. Long before that, the island was inhabited by Carib Indians, and they lived here for thousands of years.
At that time, the Spaniards did not want to establish their own rule over the territory, so the first settlements of European countries appeared here only in the 19th century.
As the centuries went by, France and Great Britain fought hard for the right to become the owner of the "tidbit. As a result, the beautiful territory went to the British.
Misty mount Liamuiga, Saint Kitts Island. Author - Jérémy RONDAN.
St. Kitts Island. Location Features
This amazing place is located on the slopes of the humongous Liamuig volcanic formation. A flat peninsula, with many salt lakes, adjoins it from the southeastern part.
The central part of St. Kitts is saturated with dense tropical forests that enhance the mountainous zone. The northern part is decorated with huge plantations of sugar cane and many other crops, but the slopes in the southern zone delight the eye with delightful orchards. The central part of the island is perfectly hydrated, thanks to numerous rivers flowing down from the mountain slopes.
This indescribable natural beauty will enchant any vacationer, but if you plan to visit St. Kitts, don't limit yourself to just that, as there are many interesting places in the area.
A small tour of the island
You can get a storm of delightful emotions on a trip to the historic Secenis Railway. During the three-hour trip, organized around the island vacationers can see the most amazing and mysterious places. Excursion is made by bus and also by train. Historical and cultural sites, abandoned cane plantations, and more will be revealed to tourists. More than 50% of the way tourists travel on the train which has two floors. It allows you to admire all the beauty of nature, tiny churches, ancient mills and even small villages. A leisurely train ride on a narrow track that used to transport cane sugar will leave an indelible mark on your memory.
One of the most important attractions in St Kitts, Black Rocks on the Atlantic coast is not to be left out of your holiday bucket list. In ancient times, these sharp rocks were diligently honed by the ocean. They were formed by solidified lava, huge blocks of which ended up in the ocean.
This apocalyptic, incredibly beautiful landscape will cause real excitement, especially if you watch how powerful waves tend to boulders and instantly crash into these volcanic formations, turning into millions of droplets. Attracts holidaymakers and a unique landscape of these places.
Getting to know the "art" of St. Kitts.
Surely many have come across the enchanting beauty of Caribbean batik. It is on this island where these masterpieces are created. If you manage to visit the batik factory, you'll discover a lot of interesting things. It has been in operation since 1974, and today it is one of the best production enterprises in its field.
Walk to the most delightful places
Brimstone Hill is a national park. It is also one of the island's main attractions, and is adored by tourists. What attracts them is not the awe-inspiring and delicate beauty of the flora and fauna, but the very important military site "Gibraltar of the West Indies" (the ancient name of the fort). Today, this military fortress is a historical site listed by UNESCO.