Hi everyone and greeting from Barbados...Here are some of the highlights from the last two days..
Day 3 cont & Day 4
Last night we headed into Bridgetown to see the parade celebrating Barbados' 50th year of independence. It was quite a sight with the many marching bands and military, army, coast guard and scout groups. We found a spot only to discover we had positioned ourselves within metres of the Prime Minister of Barbados ! The highlight for most was the glimpse of Prince Harry as he was chauffeured past.
An hour wait for KFC (the only thing open ! Barbados loves chicken...approx 260,000 people eat 11 million chickens a year !) certainly tested the girls patience but gave them a good insight into the laid back lifestyle of the Bajans !
We awoke today to blue skies and sunshine, excited for our first game. Unfortunately our plans were thrown into disarray as the school had experienced not only flooding of the court but the passing of their principal (we're hopeful of making this game up later in the tour). Lunch back at the hotel before an afternoon of beach and pool which has certainly allowed the girls to relax a little more.
Tonight we headed to the famous Oistins Fish Fry where those brave enough were able to try DOLPHIN....No maaaaan not flipper ! ...Mahi Mahi) , snapper, shrimp and kingfish. They enjoyed dancing to the music and browsing the market stalls.
A few quick bonding activities and off to bed in preparation for our games tomorrow against the Barbados National Team (not before a swim at the beach of course).
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