'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
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“One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked. ‘Where do you want to go?’ was his response. ‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said the cat, ‘it doesn't matter.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
"The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure upon a distant journey into un... full info