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Few nations can boast the beauty of Barbados, the fabled island in the Caribbean where miles of sandy beaches and azure waters await. Enjoy the island's warm hospitality and delightful people. Experience a rich, cultural heritage of cuisine, dance, music, theater, craft and art. Explore the island's pristine coral reefs and world class dive facilities. Sip rum punches as the sun sinks gently into the ocean. Party as the island explodes into a kaleidoscopic extravaganza of carnival. With160 full-color pages, this comprehensive and authoritative guide is the last word on Barbados. Experienced international and local writers reveal the hidden delights of these dazzling islands. Entertaining and informative features on the history, culture, architecture, music, beach life, flora and fauna give a vivid insight into the essence of these magical islands. Packed with up-to-the-minute facts and advice, this indispensable guide is a must for the first time or regular visitor who wants to get the best from their stay. Paradise is just a page away. (8x8, 160 pages, full color photographs)The ground floor rooms contain beautiful examples of Barbadian antique mahogany furniture, including an ornate 1830 sideboard and an 18- seat dinner table. The study contains planters chairs and a plantera#39;s desk - which has been in the house for over 200 years - plus an 1888 bible ... The adjoining carriage museum contains several restored horse-drawn carriages and many equestrian accessories.

Author:Barbara Lawrence Balletto, Indigo Guides, Debbie Gaiger
Publisher:Indigo Books Limited - 2000-01-01


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