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Flamboyant trees in full bloom in Barbados!

Flamboyant trees in full bloom in Barbados!

Every summer, between May and September, the Barbados landscape becomes a cascade of red, orange and yellow… the Flamboyant trees are in full bloom! The red variety, seen above, is by far the most common in Barbados, however the yellow and orange varieties can also be found across the island. When different colored Flamboyant trees […]

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Swimming with the turtles

We’re often asked ‘Can I swim with dolphins in Barbados’? While the answer to that question is ‘no’, Barbados does offer a unique experience of swimming with marine life… swimming with the sea turtles! This has become a popular activity in recent years and most of the local catamaran cruises offer a tour that includes […]

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Folkestone Marine Park & Museum

I had the opportunity yesterday to visit the Folkestone Marine Park and Museum! I think every Barbadian schoolchild has visited Folkestone on a school trip and has recalls being┬ámesmerized┬áby the seawater aquariums, awed by the huge whale bones and amazed at the antique bottles retrieved from shipwrecks around Barbados. Of course the children’s playpark, tennis […]

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