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Mother and baby munching sweet potato - Barbados Wildlife Reserve  
   

Mother and baby munching sweet potato - Barbados Wildlife Reserve

Barbados - 4th port of call on our Caribbean cruise January 2018

January 14th 2018
It was on a Sunday that our cruise ship chose to visit Barbados, along with 4 larger cruise liners. I have no idea why they brought so many passengers into Bridgetown on a Sunday, when everything was closed and the place was dead. I also wasn't prepared for just how poor the island's infrastructure was, I really expected more from such a major tourist destination. It soon became clear that our ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Barbados

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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