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**Cuisine
1-There is a strong Jamaican influence in the national cuisine, but most restaurants serve a cosmopolitan menu. Standards are generally high with good service, and credit cards are widely accepted credit cards.
2-Dining in the Caribbean can be expensive, particularly on the Cayman Islands where many ingredients must be imported. Travelers should have no problem finding moderatelypriced meals but are reminded that local specialties such as fish, conch, and turtle will be more affordable since they are readily available on the islands.
3-The Cayman Islands boast over 100 restaurants including fast-food outlets and traditional .
Legal drinking age: 18.
4-Tipping: For most services, 5-10% is normal. Hotels and apartments state the specific amount. Restaurant bills usuallyinclude a 10-15% charge in lieu of tipping.
5-Nightlife: Grand Cayman has lively bars and nightclubs along West Bay Road and in George Towncomedy clubs. Music is varied and clubs offer everything from live DJs to salsa, reggae, calypso and disco. Concerts and theater productions

**Music:
1- The Cayman Islands is home to a number of bands which range from concert bands to steel bands. Modernforms of music composed in Cayman include Reggae, Soca, Hip-Hop and R&B.
Traditional Caymanian music was a 'Kitchen band', which was composed of a fiddle, drum, spoon and bottle, washboard, and possibly a harmonica or guitar. There is currently a band of Caymanians who perform as the Kitchen Band during cultural celebrations, such as CayFest or Heritage Days during Pirate's Week. This typeof music is often fast-paced, and bears similarities to country and calypso music.
2- The Cayman JazzFest, founded in 2004, is a well-known jazz festival, that draws on the islands' "deep connection" with jazz. The Cayman JazzFest takes place in the first week of December every year.

**Sports
1- Some of the most popular competition sports are soccer, cricket, basketball, sailing, rugby,tennis, floor hockey and squash
….residents also enjoy a round of golf.

2-Throughout the year, several fun and competitive sporting events are held including walk/runs, the annual Pirates Week Triathlon and the Flowers sea swim which is held in July each year and attracts over 500 local and international participants.

3-The water and beaches provide unparalleled opportunities for all watersports especially diving, snorkeling, swimming, sailing and fishing.

Cuisine

There is a strong Jamaican influence in the national cuisine, but most restaurants serve a cosmopolitan menu. Standards are generally high with good service, and credit cards are widely accepted credit cards. Bars and restaurants are well stocked with all beverages normally consumed in America and Europe. Draughtbeer is available in a few bars.

National specialties:
• Jerk chicken (chicken marinated in hot spices).
• Rice and peas.
• Fried plantain.
• Conch chowder dishes, including fritters, stew and chowder.
• Mahi-mahi (a tropical fish).
• Lobster.
• Turtle stew.




National drinks:

• Caybrew beer.
• Rum punch.
• Cayman mudslide cocktail.

Legal drinking age: 18.Tipping: For most services, 5-10% is normal. Hotels and apartments state the specific amount. Restaurant bills usually include a 10-15% charge in lieu of tipping.

Nightlife
Grand Cayman has lively bars and nightclubs along West Bay Road and in George Towncomedy clubs. Music is varied and clubs offer everything from live DJs to salsa, reggae, calypso and disco. Concerts and theater productions.CAYMAN ISLANDS




Maria Camila Mahecha Otero
Robinsón Duarte
Diana Cristina Sandoval




Ingles II




AURA MARIA TORRES
Teacher




UNIVERSIDAD INDUSTRIAL DE SANTANDER
BUCARAMANGA, 2011

** Cocina
1-Hay una fuerte influencia de Jamaica en la cocina nacional, pero la mayoría de los restaurantes sirven un menú cosmopolita. Las normas son...
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