Reflections on Barbados — Part 3

  The final part of our trip to Barbados is a list of the places we went to on days 11 to 16, the last portion of our holiday.  If you want to catch up on the other days you can find there here:  Barbados Part 1 and Barbados Part 2 Day Eleven We had

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Reflections on Barbados — Part 2

When I wrote part one of our trip to Barbados (Reflections on Barbados — part 1)  I had no intention of splitting it into three posts.  I thought I would just list all 16 days on one post but having reached 1000 words and 10 photos after just five days I thought it best to

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Reflections on Barbados — Part 1

It won’t have escaped the attention of the eagle eyed amongst you that we have just spent a couple of weeks in Barbados.   It seemed like a good idea therefore put all the info in one place on where we went, where we ate and some useful tips and information in case you might

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The Feathers Hotel in Woodstock

The Feathers Hotel is a 21 room hotel in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, a sleep little village with a bustling high street full of independent shops and pubs.   The hotel itself sits in the heart of the village (hence the lack of a car park but there is plenty of on street parking around) and is  steeped

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A Menorcan Sojourn — Day seven

I didn’t even know that Bloody Island existed when we arrived in Menorca.   But then we saw an advert for the Yellow Catamaran boat company and that they visited the island a few times a week so it seemed like the perfect way to spend our last morning on the island.   The boat leaves from

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A Menorcan Sojourn — Day Six

Binibeca was high on my list of places to visit during our week in Menorca, and had also featured heavily on the “Places to see” lists of people I had asked to give me their recommendations. A whole fisherman’s village, again built on to top of a cliff beside the sea, Binibeca Vell is all

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A Menorcan sojourn — Day Five

  We started the day by turning left out of the resort and down towards the coast, rather than turning right and up towards the main roads.   Arenal D’en Castell sits on the northern coast of Menorca, and therefore on the coast.   There are plenty of places to park that then allow you to wander

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A Menorcan Sojourn — Day Four

Today we ventured over to Ciutadella.  The other major town on the island, at the opposite end from Mahon.  It might have been the capital of Menorca but lost out in a vote to decide who could call themselves the main town, though it is widely regarded as the religious capital of the island.  

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