Port St. Charles
Travel Blogs from Saint Peter
... in-one sandwiches which is what is recommended. It is fried fish, a fried egg and a thick slice of cheese with lettuce and tomato. I know it sounds weird but they said it was the best they ever had. The girls and I were pretty hungry as well and decided to try the local Chefette. Chefette is the fast food of Barbados , there are no McDonalds here. We were told it could not compete with Chefette. It was typical fast ...
... and is not for sale.
She also tells us about the regattas that MG sponsors and the red caps that only the crews receive. They're not for sale either - pity they're very nice.
Next we are encouraged to develop our olfactory skills, identify the 4 main aromas of mocha, sweet almonds, ripe banana and vanilla. I think I can distinguish them.
Then it's a 12 minute film about how the rum is made, ...
... that is very much to the forefront, with a huge fundraising rally taking place in Independence Square while we were there and many posters and banners urging the use of protection, fidelity and abstinence.
It's been a short but enjoyable visit to a very English part of the Caribbean.
Footnote: Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison are UNESCO World Heritage Listed.
... thing about Barbados, apart from the stunning beaches is the people – they are black and beautiful, and amazingly friendly; yes it is true we spent not even 6 hours on shore but all our dealings with the Bajans were wonderful.
From the people in the bank, in the shops even the taxi drivers, who do try to over-charge but respond inevitably with a ...
... a big crown person, I hung way back and watched the madness from a few yards. They were like all the rotten little kids in Willy Wonka's factory, stuffing their faces with chocolate, never having a second thought. I observed the irony of them wanting so badly to touch what floated within their view that they missed several turtles just outside their view .It was then that I thought it might be fun to be a turtle and sneak up from ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking