'Twas the Week Before Christmas.....Barbados Style December 21st 2011 ‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the land,
Not a tourist was stirring, child, woman, nor man.
The beaches were sunny, the water was warm,
“But where are the visitors?” locals cried with alarm.
“It’s the economy,” they whispered, “and no one has money.
Can’t pay the mortgage, can’t go where it’s sunny.”
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Central America Caribbean » Barbados » Christ Church The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. Slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production t... ... read more
I'm an independent single woman who loves to travel. Favorite place to visit in a new country? The grocery store.
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Until then, here are some of my favorite quotes about traveling:
"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. "
- Lao Tzu
"I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine."
- Caskie Stinnett
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."
“Whenever I ﬁnd myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly N... full info