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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 Harrisonâ€™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 â€“ flying fish and cou cou. Itâ€™s made with cornmeal and okra, and is served with flying fish and gravy. Why you should try it: On its own, itâ€™s a staple dish that can be added to most any meal with meat …
Do’s & Dont’s
Barbados Don’ts Donâ€™t you ever think to relax under the coconut palm trees Donâ€™t wear soldier designed clothes Donâ€™t swim on the east coast Do not get near the monkeys Donâ€™t underestimate the rum-punch Donâ€™tÂ sunbathe topless Donâ€™tÂ sunbathe topless Do not upset the turtles that are nesting Donâ€™t light fire on the beaches Barbados Do’s Eat Flying Fish Take a Catamaran …