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Barrouallie

Leeward Highway, St. Vincent
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Ranked #14 of 34 Attractions in St. Vincent
Type: Historic Sites
Description: A small whaling village that once thrived in the 19th century.
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London, United Kingdom
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238 reviews 238 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

nice little village with a lot of retiring people returning to their roots. some roads are sloping so make sure you have comfortable shoes on and insect repellant

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Barrouallie is reached along the Leeward Highway, the drive is spectacular cliff top views, hidden bays, flora and fauna, Barrouallie itself is a small village with all the facilities you would expect.

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Chaguanas, Caroni, Trinidad and Tobago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

loved the place great view and food .the people friendly .good to take pictures .didnt any tours though but had a gret time

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Beautiful place, roads are very narrow, but the locals there are so amazing with there driving skills.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Barrouallie is famous for hunting pilot whales. It's a really big town. They dry and salt the flesh of the pilot whales and it turns back, hence the name black fish. They also cook the skin for a long time, Scripps. I know one woman here in Canada, her mother brings 5lb of frozen scripps for her because she loves... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2004

Barrouallie, is an excellent example of what a 'small town' island flavor is all about. With it's warm friendly atmosphere and quite suttle beach, you will feel as if, 'you have found paradise'. It is true, that it used to be a whaleing town, but still up to this day that is where the island's 'black fish' is from. It... More

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