Travel Blogs from Barbados

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

We visit a tropical island, Barbados, Barbados travel blog

We visit a tropical island

A travel blog entry by lacasarodante

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... enjoyed a typical tropical vacation, going on a catamaran trip to do some snorkeling, the highlight being a swim with large turtles. Barbados is somewhat of a sanctuary for these turtles as they are a linchpin of tourism. Anyone messing with them faces a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Less than 200 nautical miles to go, Somewhere In, Barbados travel blog

Less than 200 nautical miles to go

A travel blog entry by yachttaboo

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As at 09.40 Taboo time our position is 14 37.232 N  057 06.751 W Taboo blog for the 13th December By Paul I am writing this at 09.00 Taboo time. Geoff is on watch and steering, Peter has just woken up and is in the bathroom. Tim is asleep having ...

blog2, Barbados, Barbados travel blog

blog2

A travel blog entry by jennyandkeith

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blog 2 thur 21 01 10 spent day in barbados got taxi from 10 to 4 pm first stop barbados golf clug where tiger got wed and also played around or two very nice course taken some photos etc very interesting island super sea and beaches back on board now ...

Barbados, Barbados, Barbados travel blog

Barbados

A travel blog entry by jennyandkeith

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Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

Barbados

A travel blog entry by smachim

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We walked to town (pleasant 10'walk), headed for the bus station and took a public bus to Crane Beach on the east side of the island. The only problem was a 60 minutes wait, but otherwise it was a true local experience, especially our way back in a ...

Almost the end of the road, Speightstown, Barbados travel blog

Almost the end of the road

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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Speightstown is the last large town on the west coast of Barbados. Its been fun, but ...

Golf Nirvana @ Apes Hill, Apes Hill, Barbados travel blog

Golf Nirvana @ Apes Hill

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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Most of the golf nuts who come to Barbados play the Royal Westmoreland or Shady Lane mainly because or their notoriety, and to say they played courses made famous by the likes of Tiger Woods, etc...Blah,Blah,Blah. I found Golf Nirvana at Apes Hill. It ...

Barbados, Oistins, Caribbean travel blog

Barbados

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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Welcome to the most expensive island in the Caribbean. I'm at Miami Beach, about 10 minutes south of the capitol of Bridgetown. I found a beach house owned by retirees with a small apt on the ground floor. It's less than 100 steps from the beach. In the ...

Erholung pur, Barbados, Barbados travel blog

Erholung pur

A travel blog entry by hoelzenbein

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Nach dem Stress in Panamá City, der zum Individualreisen auch mal dazu gehört, war Barbados Erholung pur. In erster Linie danke ich dir, Anne, dafür. Du hast dich noch einmal auf den Weg gemacht, mich ein Stück zu begleiten, und wir hatten wieder eine ...

Wow, another Carter!, Barbados, Barbados travel blog

Wow, another Carter!

A travel blog entry by harleyjah

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... , whose grandfather just happened to be Dr. Harcourt Carter, an optometrist, who bought the first lens grinding plant to Barbados.  There are numerous optometry offices around the island which bear the Carter name.  At Sudbury, we snapped a ...

bar, Bridgetown, Barbados travel blog

bar

A travel blog entry by neildavis136

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