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Things to Know About Barbados

Things to know about Barbados Time Language GMT-4 hrs. There is no daylight saving time in Barbados English with a broad dialect. Sports Snorkeling, diving, fishing, sailing, waterskiing, tennis, golf and lots more. Currency 24 Barbados Dollar: Population US $1 = BDS $2 approx. Approximately Capital: Bridgetown 285,000 Laws Largely based on English common law. The name 'Barbados' is derived from the Bearded Fig Trees once found in abundance on the island. The United Nations Human Development Index (2011) ranked Barbados in the highest bracket "Very High Human Development", well above the regional average for the Caribbean and Latin America. Visitors highlight the friendliness of Barbadians as the island's greatest and most pleasing asset. This is reflected in the highest repeat visitor factor in the region of 39%. The people of Barbados have a history of long ingrained Christian principles, a sound and free educational system with a literacy rate of 97%. Third oldest parliament in the world, with uninterrupted parliamentary governance since 1639. Completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Barbados is 21 miles long and 14 miles wide! The only coral island in the region with all white sand beaches. Barbados has pure drinking water and was the first Caribbean island to have piped water. Utilities are available 100% island-wide. The Maritime Eiplorer An Infographic by, ..... ..... ..... TRAVEL NOTES * PHOTO JOURNAL

Things to Know About Barbados

shared by DaleDunlop on Mar 22
If you’re looking to plan the trip of a lifetime, look no further than taking a journey down to the small island of Barbados. Easily the most British island in all the Caribbean, Barbados offers tra...




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