Destination guide Barbados

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VISIT TRAFALGAR SQUARE WITH ITS MAJESTIC STATUE OF LORD
NELSON THAT WAS ERECTED 36 YEARS BEFORE THE COLUMN IN
LONDON WAS COMPLETED.

THE BARBADOS MUSEUM OFFERS A VARIETY OF COLLECTIONS OF
WIDE RANGING INTEREST. A STROLL AROUND THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS
IN THE CAPITAL WHERE THE THIRD-OLDEST PARLIAMENT OF THE
COMMONWEALTH IS LOCATED.

THE HARRY BAYLEY OBSERVATORY, BUILT IN 1963, IS THE HEAD-
QUARTERS OF THE BARBADOS ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY. THE OBSERV-
ATORY, IS UNIQUE IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN.

FOR THE NATURE LOVER, OR JUST THOSE APPRECIATIVE OF NATURAL
BEAUTY, THE ROUGH-HEWN BEAUTY OF THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN
COASTLINES HAVE WAVE-ERODED SEA CAVES AND ARCHES, SOARING
CLIFFS AND CRAGS, TINY DESERTED COVES OF BROAD MILE LONG
BEACHES.

FOR THOSE WHO SEEK THE OPULENT LIFE STYLE OF THE SUGAR
BARONS, WHO, IN COLONIAL TIMES, AMDE SWEET FORTUNES ON
SUGAR CANE CULTIVATION, SERVERAL PLANTATION, GREAT HOUSES,
ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC COMPLETE WITH FURNISHINGS AND
HOUSEHOLD IMPLEMENTS THAT ARE NOW PRICELESS ANTIQUES.
EXAMPLES ARE VILLA NOVA IN ST. JOHN, ST. NICHOLAS ABBEY IN
ST. PETER, SUNBURY HOUSE IN ST. PHILIP AND FRANCIA PLANT-
ATION IN ST. GEORGE.

HARRISON'S CAVE, ONE OF THE "SEVEN WONDERS OF BARBADOS" IS
THIS SPECTACULAR CAVE WHICH IS ONE OF ISLAND'S MOST FAMOUS
ATTRACTIONS.

THE BAOBAB TREE, WAS BROUGHT TO BARBADOS AROUND 1738,
IT IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE "MONKEY-BREAD TREE".
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