Lone Star Hotel
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... can segway anywhere. We get our helmets and he sets our to train us. We spend about 15 minutes tootling around, getting the feel of the bumps and dips and finally we head off single file across the pasture. He takes us all over the place and we all have a really good time. I'm glad everyone enjoyed it so much.
After our segway tour we have the taxi driver drop us off ...
... very spiffy with the famous hotel and an extremely modern mall with all the designer names (so thats where they shop!) as well as big
houses owned by the rich and famous and Wayne Rooney! Holetown looks very pretty with a shopping area of little huts all brightly painted.
The beach cafe at Mullins Bay is part of the Westmoreland hotel but all the Barbadian beaches are public so half of the beach is covered by ...
... one Barbadian refer to as "liquid sunshine" because if you wait a few moments, the sun will be out again... if it is in the day, of course). Then, not long after the the frog hopped away, a calico cat strolled past our table! These little creatures/animals feel free to join the tourist activities due to all the open properties that have no windows! The live acoustic guitarist sang romantic songs to set the mood, like ...
... I'm so proud of him!
Our bellies were telling us it was time to go down for breakfast, so we got "dressed" in our swim suits and cover up and headed down for a champagne breakfast. I loaded up on fruit and Tony and I shared eggs benedict... YUMMY!! The service was impeccable, the food exquisite, and the "free champagne" even better than the latter!!
We sauntered over to the beach ...
... the more urbanized area, I was immediately grateful to be following Judy, an island resident since the mid-60's. With every unmarked one way, blind curve, and road that looked like an alley, I felt myself completely at the mercy of Judy's driving. My blind trust took a huge hit the first time she had to stop and ask for directions...and the second time...and the third time...Fortunately, we got to the computer store after one last wrong turn and one more ...