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Rain and more rain

I like it when it rains,just like it was raining yesterday.We don't get enough rain in Barbados,that is my opinion.Everyone says I would love England because of the wet gloomy conditions. People were surprised by the rain but not me...I was expecting it.As a matter of fact we may have to keep our eyes on Ernesto although at this time of the year weather activity is not as hectic as last year. Today the clouds are moving away and it is getting back to the bright and sunny conditions. Maybe I will take a bus ride to the east coast.I have been doing a lot of that lately....taking bus rides since my formerly reliable transport is off the road.I don't mind traveling by zr or minibus though...it is a refreshing change although I try to keep away from the speeding ones.

Choose A Bed And Breakfast Over A Hotel Chain And Enjoy Your Vacation

By Shawn Everett

Traveling for business or vacationing always has one thing in common; you need a place to stay. Unfortunately, many individuals choose large hotel chains which have no personality and do nothing more than provide a place to sleep for their guests. However, when business and vacation travelers choose to stay at a Bed and Breakfast they are able to enjoy their trip even more simply because Bed and Breakfast inns focus on each individual guest. In fact, there are several benefits a Bed and Breakfast has over regular hotels.


Benefit #1 Feel at HomeMost Bed and Breakfast Inns are typically small and have a limited number of rooms to rent out. However, each room has a lot of personality and is generally decorated around a theme and focuses on the comfort of guests. Each room is decorated in an elegant at-home way that is easily enjoyed by guests who want comfortable and beautiful surroundings to enjoy while on their trip. You certainly won't encounter the generic rooms of…

The Nation Newspaper | Bumper Crop-Over

The Nation Newspaper Bumper Crop-Over: "Bumper Crop-Over
Published on: 8/4/06.
by MARIA BRADSHAW
THIS CROP-OVER WEEKEND is going to be full of revelry, especially by visitors to Barbados.
Most of the airlines that service the island have been busy in recent weeks ferrying plane loads of people here, and hotels are also reporting high occupancy.
Chay Davis, consultant in corporate communications at the Barbados Tourism Authority (BTA) told WEEKEND NATION they were expecting a bumper Crop-Over. "