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  1. Barbados Places to visit and things to do in Paradise

  2. Bridgetown

  3. Bridgetown • Capital and commercial city • Contains modern and colonial homes • Has obelisks, gothic parliament, Anglican church • Has a 19-century synagogue

  4. Holetown

  5. Holetown • Oldest town in Barbados • A 19-century St. James Church • Folkestone Park • Fronts a narrow beach w/ picnics, snorkeling • Marine museum w/ exhibits fishing, boat building

  6. Sam Lord’s Castle

  7. Sam Lord’s Castle • A limestone and coral mansion • Constructed by Sam Lord • Legend; lanterns hung to guide ships on reef • Historians discount this • He was a scoundrel though

  8. St. Lawrence

  9. St. Lawrence • Southwest coast of Barbados • Several small towns with good beaches • St. Lawrence is the most popular • Opportunities to eat or party • Plenty of white sand • Minutes away from local crafts

  10. Barbados Wildlife Reserve • Run by the Barbados Primate Research center • Walk-through zoo with • Monkeys, turtles, caimans, brocket deer, iguanas, agoutis • The monkeys feeding time is main attraction

  11. Sunbury Plantation House

  12. Sunbury Plantation House • 17-century plantation house • Thick stone walls made of coral • Came from English sailing ships picking up sugar • Antiques made of local mahogany • Guides are well-versed in history

  13. Flower Forest

  14. Flower Forest • 50 acres of tropical flora • Land is on a sugar estate • Learn names of local plants • Walk through only remaining rain forest • Near to Harrison’s cave • Stalactites, stalagmites, subterranean streams pools and waterfalls

  15. Miscellaneous • Western coast of Island • Reef dives w/ corals, gorgonians, sponges • Windsurfing • Excellent from November to May • Especially at Maxwell, Silver Sands • Surfing • Good Soup bowl, South Point, Rockley beach

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