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Insight Guides: Barbados APA Publications Limited

Insight Guides: Barbados By APA Publications Limited

Insight Guides: Barbados by APA Publications Limited

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This fully updated new edition brings Barbados' people and places to life, at the turn of a page, by combining full-colour photography and detailed maps with comprehensive and insightful text. It features in-depth explorations of major attractions, history and culture, along with practical tips on accommodation, eating out and more.

Insight Guides: Barbados Summary

Insight Guides: Barbados by APA Publications Limited

This fully updated new edition features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside inspiring full-colour photography that brings Barbados' people and places to life, at the turn of a page. The top attractions are highlighted to help you plan your trip priorities and a 'Best of' section highlights the most unique experiences Barbados has to offer, along with personal recommendations on what to see and do. A location finder is printed on the front cover flap which makes this guide ideal for on-the-spot reference and also serves as a handy bookmark. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire island, including main towns, museums and galleries, parks and gardens, best beaches and churches. All the principal sites are cross-referenced by number to the accompanying full-colour maps for instant orientation. Attractive colour-coded sections make the guide extremely easy to use, whether you want to read the full narrative, or simply dip in and out. Fascinating features explore everything from 'Living Art' to the 'Bajan Dialect', and the rich history and culture that has shaped Barbados into the island it is today. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides a wealth of practical information, covering transport, climate, shopping, health, accommodation for all budgets and activities for all interests, including an A-Z section of essential tips and useful contact telephone numbers. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.

Table of Contents

Maps: Barbados; Bridgetown; Garrison; Around Bridgetown; West Coast; South; Southeast; East Coast; Central; North St Vincent and the Grenadines; Island Excursions; Inside front cover: Barbados; Inside back cover: Caribbean. Introduction: The Best of Barbados; A Singular Island; Distinctively Bajan. History: Decisive Dates; The First Bajans; An Independent Island. Features: All o' we is Bajan; A Letter From the Rock; Two Fishermen; A Religious Mosaic; Cricket: The National Religion; Living Art; A Story-telling Tradition; The Boyfriends; Bajan Dialect; Street Beats, Stage Treats; Riding de Riddim; Flying Fish and Cou-Cou; Herbal Cures and Itals. Places: Introduction; Bridgetown; Around Bridgetown; The Platinum Coast; The South Coast; The Southeast; The East Coast; Into the Highlands - The Scotland District; St George Valley; The North; Island Hopping. Insight On...: Street Festivals; Rum; Watersports; Architecture; Tropical Gardens. Information Panels: King Sugar; The Young Brigade; Rachel Pringle; The National Trust; The Bathsheba Train. Travel Tips: Transport; Accomodation; Eating Out; Activities; A-Z; Further Reading.

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Insight Guides: Barbados by APA Publications Limited
Used - Very Good
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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