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Not all cocktails and sunsets

One of the poisonous trees - they all have warning signs.
Ba B B B Ba Barbados

April 30th 2009
All that snow was getting us down (well, not really, but the season had drawn to a close), so for the first May bank holiday weekend (plus a couple of extra days) we decided to head to the warmth of the Caribbean for a few days in the sun. So, what is there to know about Barbados?: * No one heads there for 'just a few days'. Some people are there for 'only a week', but the majority fo ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Barbados » Holetown

Barbadian or Bajan (colloquial) Flag 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
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