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Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship port with colonial buildings and Nidhe Israel, a synagogue founded in 1654. Around the island are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey. Local traditions include afternoon tea and cricket, the national sport.
1. Cou cou What it is: Similar to grits, this is part of the national dish of Barbados – flying fish and cou cou. It’s made with cornmeal and okra, and is served with flying fish and gravy. Why you should try it: On its own, it’s a staple dish that can be added to most any meal with meat …
Do’s & Dont’s
Barbados Don’ts Don’t you ever think to relax under the coconut palm trees Don’t wear soldier designed clothes Don’t swim on the east coast Do not get near the monkeys Don’t underestimate the rum-punch Don’t sunbathe topless Don’t sunbathe topless Do not upset the turtles that are nesting Don’t light fire on the beaches Barbados Do’s Eat Flying Fish Take a Catamaran …