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... additional bills to replace those refuse.
I made it back to the immigration line just as we were motioned forward to the next window. On the other side, we made it to the lounge where we finally had our first cup of coffee for the day.
We finally boarded our flight, but the door of the plane did not close until 05:48, 13 minutes late. The plane pushed back at 05:52 and we were "wheels-up" by 06:00.
... take Barbados for their own but failed.
Admiral Horatio Nelson stayed in the harbour here while the nelson Dockyard was bering built in Antigua.
In 1778 the british were defeated on US soil and retreated to the Barbados & Antigua because of all the garrison forts on both islands.
From here we went to see the changing og the Sentry which is made up of retired military personel and Queen victoria picked out the uniforms back in 1858 for the freed slaves in the W. ...
... have no communication with them. Pretty tough all told!
Had got a feel for the lay of the land on the flight over the North, lots of mainly wooded (jungled) hills with lower flatter levels given over to agriculture or the urban sprawl of Port of Spain, the capital. Could even see the massive traffic jam I would hit on the way into town from the airport!
Was a long slow journey to ...
... against police policy to photograph a police station. Security against terrorism is everywhere and since we believe that steps need to be taken to secure our cities, we immediately stopped photographing the station. But it was a cool subject.
Just down the street on the opposite side of the street from us was The Red Building. It is in the process of being renovated. The Red Building was constructed in 1844. In preparation of Queen Victoria’s ...
... park area, and some lovely old buildings which included the old fire station, library, and the fire house. We also headed out for the botanical gardens, which were established in 1818, but gave up as it was too hot and humid to continue. An interesting thing….we were unable to find a real super market (we found a small grocery store but it ...