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Adrian our taxi driver took us here and it was really pretty with a great history. Something to see and only takes a few minutes to go through it. The church staff will give you a little tour and the history and it's nice to...More
The church was beautiful and the oldest on the island. The organ playing was the icing on the cake! We had a tour guide who was very knowledgeable of the history of the island and sites! This was one of them. Our tour guide was...More
The church is close to the first landingplace for English settlers arriving in Barbados in 1627. The architecture is beautiful, and the guided tour of the buildings and grounds are informative and interesting.
If you get chance visit this beautiful church in Holetown.
The architecture is amazing; look at the way the windows open; I have never seen this before.
See the plaquard on the pew (I won't spoli it).
Worth a visit.
Wednesday when we got up R was long gone, presumably in the air to Trinidad. He's a loquacious fellow and we bemoaned to one another how we'd have to listen to a blow-by-blow account of his day when he returns. The one and only person we've ever known who could shut R down is our friend Peter from Leiden, who once crossed paths in our kitchen in ATL with R. Strange as it may seem the occasion was a lesson on making rum punch - R had agreed to make enough to serve 200 at a fund-raiser for his...More
February 10, 2015|
Err, in depth trip report either you have been on to many rums or me???
Holetown Festival 2010 (2 Replies)
The history of the festival stems from 1627, when 80 English Settlers landed between the 17th & 20th of February at Holetown. With them were 10 African Slaves, who were captured on the voyage. From this day Barbados became a British Colony. The first festival created by Alfred Pragnell was held over a weekend in 1977. It's now so popular it runs from Sunday to Sunday. The schedule includes; Sunday February 14th 2010 4pm - Opening Celebrations at the Holetown Monument . ...More
January 19, 2010|
Great Day at the Holetown Festival Street Fair today.. Even better was getting to see Sadowner again.. and then having someone walk up and say.. "you write on Tripadvisor don't you".. Nice to meet you Canby.. If you are in Barbados.. try to make the last day of the celebration tomorrow 21Feb. Enjoy.
St. James Parish Church (0 Replies)
Has anyone gone to a service at this church? What is the neighborhood like? I have read differing opinions about going outside of the resort/tourist areas...