Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Royal Caribbean (Rhapsody of the Seas): 7 Nights Southern Caribbean Cruise November 26 to December 06, 2022


Barbados is an island in the Caribbean, northeast of Venezuela that is often portrayed as the Little Britain of the Caribbean because of its long association with the UK as a British colony.
https://wikitravel.org/en/Barbados

Important Note: Wearing camouflage and/or military apparel is illegal. Clothing of this nature will be confiscated if worn in port, and the wearer may be charged by local authorities.

Day 8: December 04, 2022 Sunday BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS (My 133rd Country)
0600H Morning walk and workout / Buffet Breakfast
0700H ETA Bridgetown UTC -0400H / 99.75 USD refund
Brandon's beach, Old Town, Brownes beach / Fridge magnet 5 USD
1300H ETD Bridgetown center (bus terminal); bus 12/13 to airport 2 USD
1959H ETD Bridgetown UTC -0400H; flight KL781
Total: USD 7

Currency Exchange Rate as of Nov. 2022: 1 USD = 2 BBD  

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BARBADOS
timezone - UTC -0400H   capital - Bridgetown    language - English    currency - Dollar (BBD)
visa - Philippine passport holders are visa upon arrival (free of charge). However, cruise ship passengers staying for less than 24 hours and not staying on the island overnight do not require a visa.
1. Barbados is named after a tree. When the Portuguese first discovered the island in 1536 the Bearded Fig Tree was found all over the island. “Los Barbados” is Portuguese for “The Bearded One.”
2. Barbados has never been invaded by a foreign power since the British took rule in 1627.
3. Barbados is also known as “the land of flying fish” as they are seen gliding around the island. They can glide for up to 45 seconds at speeds of more than 70km / hour!
4. Barbados has the third oldest Westminster-style parliaments in the Western Hemisphere. It has been in existence for 369 years.

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

Southern Caribbean Cruise Day 8: Day Trip in Bridgetown, Barbados

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