Where in the World Wednesday

Where in the World Wednesday: April 26, 2017

Can you guess where in the world this destination is from the picture and word clues below?

Picture Clue

Photo by Daniel Dudek; via Flickr.

Word Clue

This city has been many things in its storied past: wrecker’s settlement (practice of taking valuables from a shipwreck), war battleground, pirate hideaway, and Naval Air Station. Here you will find the western corner of the triangle and over 20 miles of white sand beach. Known as the “Venice” of its country due to the 300 miles of navigable canals that snake through this city, there are 150,000 people and 40,000 registered yachts who call this city home. This area was settled in the early 1500s and the first time it snowed here was in 1977. It has never been that cold since.

Where in the World is This Destination?

Scroll down to find out! 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

The city of Fort Lauderdale is 28 miles north of Miami and is named after a series of forts built by the United States during the Second Seminole War. The forts took their name from Major William Lauderdale (1782–1838). Fort Lauderdale is situated at the western tip of the Bermuda Triangle. Celebrity Edge will sail alternating eastern/western Caribbean itineraries from Port Everglades beginning December 2018. Over 4 million cruise ship guests passed through Port Everglades last year.

 

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