Barbados

Information-Vacation

Land and Climate

Some people call Barbados Little England

It is an Archipelago called Lesser Antilles

It is 2.5 times the size as Washington D.C

The climate is an average of 85 F

It is usally rainy from June to October

There is a thick layer of underline that goes through the island

Because of the very fertial soil there is flowering trees, shrubs, snd tropical flowers

History

The British came to Barbados in 1625

Slavery ended in 1838

In 1944 women were aloud to vote

November 30,1966 Barbados won independce from Britan

There first Prime Minister was Errol Barrow

Barbados got various ssetbacks in 1900s

Government

Barbados is parliamentary democracy

The capital is Bridge Town

National elections are held every 5 years

You can vote at 18

Tourism

Tourism has been the largest inployer for over 20 years

Its source is foreign exchange

Agricultre

Barbados has fish, sugarcane, tropical fruits, cotton, and natural gas

It exportes sugar, rum, textiles with the U.S and U.K.

Vacation Plan

Day 1 Travel from Chicago to New York to Barbados $1,935.00

Hotel $672.00

Day 2, Breakfast,

Activity Beach,

Lunch,

Swim in the hotel pool,

Super.

Day 3,

Breakfast,

Lunch,

Activity Mueseum,

Super.

Day 4,

Breakfast,

Activity Sam Lord's Castle,

Lunch,

Super.

Day 5,

Breakfast,

Lunch,

Super,

Harrison's Cave.

Day 6,

Breakfast,

Lunch,

Beach,

Super.

Day 7,

Breakfast,

Travel home!

Total Cost

Travel $1,934

Hotel $672

Meals $258

Activities $180

Shopping/Left over money $3,955

Refrences