The Caribbean is the one region in the world everyone enjoys visiting on a yearly basis. From Jamaica, to Puerto Rico, to the U.S. Virgin Islands, to St. Maarten/Martin, there’s so much to choose from. There are so many great experiences that await on each island. The one island that always makes a splash among travelers is Barbados. Barbados is the jewel of the southern Caribbean. From its rich history, to its crystal blue waters, to its warm-welcoming people, it is the grand daddy of them all. What will this brand new presentation cover? Here’s a sneak peek.
1) Harrison’s Cave: Located in the central uplands of the island, this breathtakingly beautiful, crystallized limestone cavern is a testament to nature’s mastery. It is one of the most iconic natural wonders of the Caribbean. Flowing streams, deep pools of crystal clear water and towering columns characterize this living cave. Visitors gaze in wonder at the white flow stones. They stare in awe at the beauty of the stalagmite formations which adorn the cave. No trip to Barbados is complete without visiting Harrison’s Cave.
2) Bathsheba: Bathsheba is the main fishing village in the parish of Saint Joseph with some five thousand inhabitants on the east coastline of Barbados. The town has a number of quaint churches; Saint Joseph Anglican Church was built on Horse Hill in the town as early as 1640 but was rebuilt in 1839 following a hurricane in 1831. Little Saint Joseph chapel was built nearby in 1837 but was restored and dedicated to Saint Aiden in 1904 following a landslide. It has a number of attractions including the Flower Forest and Cotton Tower which is renowned for its dramatic scenery and views of Scotland District.
3) Bridgetown: Bridgetown is the capital and the largest city on the island of Barbados. Formerly known as the town of Saint Michael, the Greater Bridgetown area is located within the parish of Saint Michael. Bridgetown is sometimes locally referred to as “The City”, but the most common reference is simply “Town”. As of 2014, its metropolitan population stands at roughly 110,000.
“Barbados: A modern pirate’s treasure” is set to debut in mid-June 2017. Out of all of the islands throughout the Caribbean, Barbados shines the brightest. Barbados is more than just an island destination. Barbados is a modern Caribbean treasure. Barbados is an island adored by millions of travelers from all over the world. Whether they come from the United States, Europe, Australia, or Asia, they are welcomed with open arms by the islands greatest feature; its people. They enjoy the pristine ocean waters, the local flavors, and the well-known cuisine inspired by the native traditions and European roots. Barbados is not just an island visited by millions coming off a cruise ship or airplane. Barbados is an island that stands as a model to the world. Barbados shows to the world what good people can do for one another. Ultimately, Barbados demonstrates to the world how pride and unity, from the past to present day, can inspire millions around the world.