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 Post subject: Barbados by Tux
PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2003 10:22 am 
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Dear Friends, just got back from Barbados and I still have that blue sea in my eyes. Got there on the 18th in the evening just in time to see the white reef at 300 m from the coast out of the window of the plane. On Sunday had a wonderful day at Silver Rock with my 12m X2 were I found a good chop for about 300m and then big waves, sets of 3 big (2-3m) waves.
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Silver Rock is the top spot on the island, because of the wide beach full of kites, the wind is sideshore perfect for jumping very high off the waves.
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Here you can find the famous Brian Talma surf shop. The man is always around giving it a lot of ''hey man'', ''cool man'', ''take the action''.
You can find accommodation at SilverRock, hotel prices are about u$100 but you can negotiate. Or you can rent a beautiful apartment at http://www.barbados4u.com for cheap prices.
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Close to SilverRock you find SilverSand a beautiful spot with a not very cheap but confortable hotel.
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Here you'll find one of the ''club mistral'' of the island. The beach is not so big and it’s more a windsurfer’s spot.
Beginners can go to long beach, the longest beach with no trees or obstacles, only a big shore break can give you trouble there, you can find some beginners there or someone who wants to improve his rotations away from the S.rock crowd.
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If you loose contact with the sand of S.rock or S.sand for landing you have the last possibility at rescue beach.
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or you'd better swim till enterprise beach at oistins gulf because of the sharp rocks you'll find here.
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Over rescue beach you find Miky's bar where you pay 30$bbdos and eat till you’re full. Or you can visit Chicken Rita for a special fried chicken and potatoes
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Or you can go to Ostin fish market at: ''Fish net'' by Uncle George to eat a delicious grilled King fish or Dolphin for B$20.
but the best you can do is asking my friend Dave to get some fresh lobster for you
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Places to visit if you go there with your ''Non-kitin-babe'' are BottombayImage,Crane beachImage,enterprise beachImage,BathshebaImage,and north point with his animalflowercave.
Places to drink a good margarita in the evening are at St.Laurence, here you’ll find ''cafè sol'' and the famous ''ship-inn''.
There are a lot of supermarkets where you can find almost everything, I suggest the banana-milk of ''pinehill'' and the banks local beer.
That’s all, bye now.
Tux


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