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Barbados

wtorek, 15 października 2013

Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 kilometres east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea; therein, it is about 168 kilometres east of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and 400 kilometres north-east of Trinidad and Tobago. Barbados is outside of the principal Atlantic hurricane belt.

Did you know that:
1. There are about 270,000 people that live in Barbados
2. The name Barbados was originally Los Barbados, Portuguese for “the bearded ones”, from the many fig trees and their hanging, aerial roots, looking like beards from a distance.
3. Barbados can be known as the “the land of the flying fish”, with flying fish being a common sight around the island.
4. In Barbados you drive on the left side of the road.
5. The cuisine in Barbados includes many types of fish, seafood, sweet potato, yam, breadfruit, cassava, rice, pork, and pasta.  The national dish is Cou Cou and Flying Fish.

2 komentarze:

memoriesthatremain.com pisze...

Wspaniała podróż do Barbadosu, aż chcialoby się byc na jednej z tych plaz.

Souvenirmaniac pisze...

Oj chciałoby się :) Ja marzę szczególnie o tym, żeby zobaczyć ten słynny różowy piasek ;)

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