Travel Pics Theme: D for Dominica

This week, our Travel pics series is D for Dominica. Dominica is an island country in the Caribbean; also known as Dominique in French, or Wai’tu kubuli in the local Island Carib dialect. It’s one of the Windward Islands in the Lesser Antilles group of the West Indies (so – not all Caribbean islands are part of…

Travel Pics Theme: C for Cruise Ships

This week, our Travel pics series is C, for Cruise Ships. For Wednesday, we’re off to Road Town, on Tortola. It’s the capital of the British Virgin Islands, and home to about 12,000 people. It’s a centre of yacht chartering, as well as a destination for cruise ships like the MSC Musica, shown in today’s Travel Pic.…

Travel Pics Theme: B for Barbados

This week, our Travel pics series has been B for Barbados. And to wrap us up, a scene that strikes me as quintessentially Barbados. This is Bayshore Beach, part of Carlisle Bay, in St Michaels Parish, Bridgetown, Barbados. The Azure sky, the Cerulean water, the White sandy beach .. its like everything in Barbados has an extra…

Travel Pics Theme: B for Barbados

This week, our Travel pics series is B for Barbados. It’s Saturday – so maybe it is time for a beer! Bird’s Snackette and Bar, across the road from Bayshore Beach in St Michaels, is something of a chameleon. When we were there in 2015, it was – as you can see – bright red and white:…

Travel Pics Theme: B for Barbados

This week, our Travel pics series is B for Barbados. All the images were taken in a quick visit in April 2015 – Barbados was a port on our Caribbean-to-Europe cruise. It was amusing, as we sailed toward Barbados … a number of times on the night before, and on the morning of, our arrival we…

Travel Pics Theme: B for Barbados

This week, our Travel pics series is B for Barbados. Today’s image is of a beach shack on the shores of Carlisle Bay, in Bridgetown – the capital of Barbados. Our tour guide told us that this shack (and its previous incarnations) had been there since the 1600s, when Barbados was settled by Europeans – but…

Travel Pics Theme: B for Barbados

This week, our Travel pics series is B for Barbados. For Wednesday, an image from Orchid World, one of the most colourful locations in an already colourful island! Orchid World is a garden featuring around 5000 garden orchids – although obviously they aren’t all in bloom at the same time 🙂 I should stress that they are…