TripAdvisor Reviews Smuggler's Cove St. James
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... Malcolm and I decide to head to Oistins. We're going to have an adventure by going on the bus.
As we head out it begins to rain (as it always seems to when I've been to Oistins) and to our amazement we see the bus right outside the villa. We know that there is one but this is the first time we've actually seen it so we have to catch it. But not before Ruth dashes back for an umbrella.
As she goes inside one of ...
... first night in Barbados. We left the hotel at about 09:00 and did not return until about 15:30. On the way to the dock the driver acted as a tour guide, pointing out the interesting sites along our route.
There were about 25 people on the boat not counting the crew of five. Before getting on the boat everyone was asked to remove their shoes. Once on board the drinks started flowing. They did not stop until we ...
... floaty," sipped on a decadent coffee ice cream cocktail, visited with some New Yorkers, and got a pretty good sunburn, so it was time to head back to the room. We got all ready (took me a total of a half hour, cuz I never do my hair!) and were ready to go to the shops and a mall, but it was pouring down rain... and it didn't appear to be stopping any time soon. We didn't know how closed in the shops were, so we decided to wait ...
... sitting on the chaise lounge chairs, which were situated on the hotel deck, but steps away from the sand. The minute the sun went down, out came about 15 little crabs!! EWWW!!! My phone vibrated, and I screamed because I thought for sure it was a crab crawling up my chair! We tossed the little guy a lemon from my water, and he instantly grabbed on to that sucker and dashed under ground to... eat it, I ...
... directions. We quickly acquired the Ipad and asked the clerk for directions to the Jewish Synagogue. Supposedly it was "just down the street" but I didn't hold my breath.
A short two blocks later we arrived at the site of the oldest Synagogue in the Western hemisphere. The original structure, built in 1654, was destroyed but a "new" one now stands in its place. Over the years, the Jewish population left the island, so there were few here by the ...
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