Travel Blogs from Barbados

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Cookie Time, Caribbean, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Cookie Time

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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At breakfast this morning we met some Canadians who invited us to their house in Ontario as well as their winter home in Florida. I decided to hit the gym early today as I seemed to have a lot of extra energy to burn off. I left Sus in the room and ran ...

The BIG day - World Cup Final Day in Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

The BIG day - World Cup Final Day in Barbados

A travel blog entry by robliz

Saturday  - Final Day for the Cricket World Cup 2007. The day started ominously with a heavy downpour, the first we had seen in two weeks at the Caribbean.  Cloud cover failed to lift despite the hopes of tens of thousands of cricket fans on ...

Rain Rain Rain.., Rockley, Barbados travel blog

Rain Rain Rain..

A travel blog entry by kilgiraffe

... tomorrow I get to pick up my costume for the big Kadooment festival Monday after next! Kadooment is the annual festival here in Barbados to celebrate the end of the harvest season. Nowadays it means you dress in a funky looking costume and "jump" ...

The benefits of urbanisation.., Rockley, Barbados travel blog

The benefits of urbanisation..

A travel blog entry by kilgiraffe

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Because some people showed interest in pictures of Barbados, I shall throw in a few random ones from the recently-completed Boardwalk on the south coast of the island Starting on Rockley [a.k.a. Accra] beach, this thing runs for just over a mile and ...

Back to Fun in the Sun, Barbados, Barbados travel blog

Back to Fun in the Sun

A travel blog entry by alanandleslie

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... , the more upmarket area where the beaches are not only beautiful but all of them are safe and calm.  We drove on to Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Signal Station and were amazed at the amount of green monkeys playing around the area, the number of ...

two virgins in one day!, Christ Church, Barbados travel blog

two virgins in one day!

A travel blog entry by steve-claire

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Monday I just knew you would be reading this page after that title, you'll find out why A lazy day making the most of the Caribbean sunshine we sat ourselves on the beach cooling off with regular dips in the sea. Lisa joined us around lunchtime and we ...

Swimming with Turtles, Bridgetown, Caribbean travel blog

Swimming with Turtles

A travel blog entry by agingeronboard

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Back in Barbados, my favourite party island! Another day spent at The Boatyard beach and bar. Apart from all the fun that is had at this place this beach really is beautiful. Smooth, fine, silky sand of the most golden variety. Pure beauty! Today however ...

Looking for Trade Winds - The Nth Atlantic, Port St Charles, Barbados travel blog

Looking for Trade Winds - The Nth Atlantic

A travel blog entry by bellavita

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... paid for our night at the marina fuel wharf and cast off our lines ready for our voyage across the North Atlantic, our destination, Barbados. Our first day out was very calm and we enjoyed a sunny day with flat seas. We lost sight of land before ...

Highlife On The High Seas, St Lawrence Gap, Barbados travel blog

Highlife On The High Seas

A travel blog entry by bellavita

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... heat sources and the volcanic wastlelands, a good place to shoot a movie based on the moon. From San Juan we flew down to Barbados to await the arrival of the boys where we stayed in a nice hotel with its own stunning little beach. On our first night ...

Bridgetown to St. George's, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

Bridgetown to St. George's

A travel blog entry by n6tk

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... home. But wait! We head off in the wrong direction,  west south west, to Grenada. And it's so different from Barbados.  Instead of neat and tidy, Grenada is slap-dash and colourful and has completely lost it's British heritage. Houses clamber ...

Deep undercover, Christ Church, Barbados travel blog

Deep undercover

A travel blog entry by steve-claire

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... faced being underground in the cave. We hung on for dear life as the bus negotiated the narrow streets and the rush hour traffic. Although Barbados is not a big island this is one long bus ride at this time of day, it was nose to tail traffic all the way ...

Rock A Bye Baby, Atlantic, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

Rock A Bye Baby

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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Woke up pretty early today and waited the two hours until Sus woke up so we could go for breakfast. This whole time change thing is really messing with my head and the pitch darkness of the cabin doesn't help much. At least there is no danger of jet lag ...

BARBADOS - FIRST STOP!, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

BARBADOS - FIRST STOP!

A travel blog entry by kathandsheila

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... headed into town on foot to look around -nothing special- and it turned out to be a very hot day; sunny and bright!! Barbados is a small island with a population of around 290,000, 90% black and of African descent. It was a British colony from ...

Settling in..., Easy Hall, Barbados travel blog

Settling in...

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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So normally everybody wants to share a room with Charlie but not this time he's wearing a cast and it smells! Decisions are finally made and it turns out Kiersten and Stephen in one room and charlie and Bucky in the other. We are all exhausted and unlike ...

Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

Barbados

A travel blog entry by grandma.at.sea

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Thursday 17 January Barbados! We docked early morning and watched Costa Delicoza and Brilliance of the Seas come in as well. We got a shared taxi (sharing with a right moaning Brit) to Holetown where we got comfortable in a cafe with wifi. Managed to ...

Photos, Somewhere In, Barbados travel blog

Photos

A travel blog entry by yachttaboo

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Nov 30, 2012, Barbados, Barbados travel blog

Nov 30, 2012

A travel blog entry by medinah.m

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Bucky's Birthday..., Easy Hall, Barbados travel blog

Bucky's Birthday...

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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... what the jokes are but they are cracking up and slapping high five to Charlie. A man tries to sell me a mug with the Barbados flag. I am surprised I don't recognize the flag so he takes me over to show me it truly is the flag ...he explains... I might ...

Barbados, Christ Church, Barbados travel blog

Barbados

A travel blog entry by aasept13

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... down that we dived down to see and get some pictures. best day  the camera has stopped talking to the laptop, so I will upload the 200 odd Barbados photos on Saturday when we get home.  What a fantastic way to end our month long ...

Most Eastern Island on the Caribbean- Barbados!, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

Most Eastern Island on the Caribbean- Barbados!

A travel blog entry by lottyh

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... , but was manned by aggressive people that charged US60.00 for two rusty lounge chairs. Souvenir items were mostly made in China and there was really nothing that stood out in my discerning eyes. Barbados was the start of my Caribbean disappointment! ...

The Manchineel Tree, Oistins, Caribbean travel blog

The Manchineel Tree

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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The hell with poisonous snakes, or spiders, or a bad sunburn.....keep away from the Manchineel Tree! I met Pablo, an Argentinian, at the airport. He was assembling his bike and gearing up for a ride around the island. He thought he could ride his bicycle ...

Moving up the coast, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

Moving up the coast

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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Traveling from Oistons to Holetown. Going through Bridgetown ...

Saturday evening, Easy Hall, Barbados travel blog

Saturday evening

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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We all head off the beach and pack into the car hoping to find a fishmarket to grab some fresh fish to cook for dinner Stephen begs us to allow him to go into Jordan's to get a bottle of apple juice for his smoothie for the next day. We all agree he can ...

Bridgetown, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

Bridgetown

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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Not too exciting of a city. Most of the British owned cruise ships begin or end here in Barbados. The cruise commandos arrive here by air (they have their own terminal, immigration, and customs), and then it looks like an army caravan to the port. The ...

Venturing out ..., Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

Venturing out ...

A travel blog entry by carolpaul

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Hard to get out of the house with a big group! Bucky jokes, once everyone is finally out, that he has to go back in for the bathroom and Stephen says he is going back to do Rosetta Stone while Bucky goes! New rule... last one out buys dinner that night! ...

Brabados Country Club, Oistins, Caribbean travel blog

Brabados Country Club

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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Still have it in me. Shot a 93.  #16 ALMOST became HIO #2. 148 yds w/ a 7 iron.  It was so close. Hit the green, one bounce, hit the flag and dropped. 8" tap in ...

Holetown, Holetown, Barbados travel blog

Holetown

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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Not too much to report about here. Tourist Central with big fancy hotels. THE most expensive real estate in Barbados. They used to call it the Gold Coast. Now, they upgraded it to the Platinum ...

Cruising chute time!, Somewhere In, Barbados travel blog

Cruising chute time!

A travel blog entry by yachttaboo

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last evening we lost the trade winds and endured low wind speeds and a lumpy sea. our average daily speed dropped as a result. today is a stunningly clear sunny day but with winds of no more than 12 to 15 knots. the forecast is for more of the same and ...

Barbados, Bridgetown Barbados, Barbados travel blog

Barbados

A travel blog entry by margaretpeterl

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... , but we do not find anything on which to spend money. This is about the only shops open. It is Sunday, strictly observed in Barbados with most things closed and the local population at chuch, more like home in the 1950s. We also decide to go to church ...

Fly Time, Oistins, Caribbean travel blog

Fly Time

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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A lively day at the airport as Trinidad beats up Barbados in Cricket. Traveling in the Caribbean teaches you patience. Liat Airlines uses a schedule for reference only. They pretty much depart when its convenient for them. I have seen them leave 30 ...

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