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Documentary of the week | Living on the most crowded island on Earth

Santa Cruz del Islote

(Screenshot Great Big Story)

Ever been to Manhattan? We are big fans of this neighbourhood in New York City (and these Airbnbs) but it’s just always so crowded. Compared to the smallest island on earth, located just two hours from the Columbian coast, this is nothing. Santa Cruz del Islote is just as big as two football fields but nevertheless, 1200 people currently live on this island. This means that the density of population is four times as high compared to Manhattan. A bit crowded but nevertheless, the population has managed to build everything they need on this tiny island. A school, shops and even a (fish)restaurant. YouTube channel Great Big Story has created an inspiring documentary about this unique place on earth:

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