Destination guide Bahamas

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THE MAIN SHOPPING AREAS ARE NASSAU THE CAPITAL OF THE
BAHAMAS AND ON GRAND BAHAMA, FREEPORT AND LUCAYA. THINGS TO
BUY AS SOUVENIRS INCLUDE COCONUT SHELL JEWELLERY,
PAINTINGS, PRINTED FABRICS, RUM, SHELLS, SWISS WATCHES,
STRAW GOODS AND WOOD CARVINS.

BAY STREET IS THE MAIN STREET OF THE CAPITAL, THERE IS THE
FAMOUS STRAW MARKET WHERE A VARIETY OF SOUVENIRS CAN BE
PURCHASED. THERE ARE ALSO MANY SHOPS IN BAY STREET SELLING
LUXURY ITEMS SUCH AS PERFUME, CLOTHING, GLASSWARE AND
JEWELLERY WHILE NOT EXACTLY DUTY FREE ITEMS TEND TO BE MUCH
CHEAPER THAN IN MANY OTHER COUNTRIES.

ON THE ISLAND OF GRAND BAHAMAS FREEPORT AND LUCAYA ARE THE
TWO SHOPPING AREAS. THERE ARE STRAW MARKETS AND BOUTIQUES
IN BOTH OF THESE. PORT LUCAYA IS A FESTIVAL MARKET PLACE
WITH EIGHTY FIVE SHOPS. THERE IS ALSO THE INTERNATIONAL
BAZAAR LOCATED NOT FAR FROM FREEPORT ON EAST MALL AND WEST
SUNRISE HIGHWAY. HERE THERE IS ON DISPLAY MERCHANDISE FROM
AROUND THE WORLD. WITHIN THIS COMPLEX IS THE PERFUME
FACTORY SELLING PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED ON THE BAHAMAS
ISLANDS.

ON THE OTHER ISLANDS OF THE BAHAMAS ARCHIPELAGO THE CHOICE
IS NOT SO LARGE. SHOPS CAN BE FOUND IN MANY HOTEL RESORT
COMPLEXES AND IN THE VILLAGES.
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