Of course, the health and safety police haven't quite got around to Barbados yet. Here is the kill cord for the engine on our trip boat which remained tied up to the ignition key, not the helmsman, for the entire time. Luckily he didn't fall in:
On the way back, we passed this nice little pad which, it seems, is Simon Cowell's rental abode on the island. Just enough space there for his ego we reckon. No idea where the guests would stay:
We were told that you often find a church and rum shop (bar) together on the island (maybe the women go to church and the men to the rum shop?) Also that KFC is the biggest and most popular fast food chain. So, the proximity of these three in Speightstown seemed optimal for the locals:
and just down the road, alcohol:
What more could anyone want? Certainly not the food on offer in this place for Independence day, even if it was quite cheap:
We tried to find something that captured the lovely laid back yet friendly atmosphere of the island and the approach of the people we met. One of the best examples is the sign outside this fishcake restaurant come fast food joint:
Finally, an image that really sums up the remarkable island:
Just chillin man , just chillin.....
Sadly we returned to a boat that had nice black streaks on it from the UK's rain hence we spent today doing a little more than the Bajan guy above.