Friday, 24 July 2015

5 ''Must Do’s'' In Barbados

Number 1 – Hire a Car

At 21 miles long, and 14 miles wide, it’s not difficult to find a way around this beautiful island, however the best way to travel in Barbados is by car, this allows you to take in the spectacular, unspoilt natural beauty, and if you get lost, you can always ask the friendly locals – they’re very accommodating.

Number 2 – Snorkel

With crystal clear waters, and plenty to see it’s the perfect place to go snorkelling. Tropical fish, turtles and colourful corals, the calm waters along the western coastline are particularly perfect. For those who aren’t water babies, you don’t have to go far beneath the waves to explore the ocean. 

Number 3 – Rum Punch

The saying in Barbados is;
1 part sour
2 parts sweet
3 of strong
4 of weak
Be sure to taste the islands’ delicious rum punch. You won’t be disappointed. It tastes so good, you often forget what you’re drinking!

Number 4 – Wildlife Reserve

Visit The Barbados Wildlife Reserve, it gives you a unique opportunity to stroll free watching the animals in their natural environment. The Green Monkeys are a very popular attraction, as they are undeniably cute, with a brown greyish colour they have highlights of yellow and green which makes their overall appearance green. Here you will see various animals from birds to reptiles, it’s perfect with the whole family, in particular children!

Number 5 - The National Dish

Try Barbados’ national dish; cou cou and flying fish, is a local delicacy. The fish is rolled and stewed down in a delicious gravy with herbs, tomatoes, garlic, onions and butter. Cou cou is made with yellow corn meal with finely chopped okras, water and butter. Barbadians love their food, this is displayed in there wonderfully unique dishes. 

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