• Known as "Little England," Barbados is the most British of the West Indies islands. 

  • population: 95 % African, and 5 % white.
history: occupied by the British since 1627 and remained a colony for over 300 years.  Internal autonomy attained in 1961, and full independence in 1966. (more history.) 

Authors: Austin Clarke

 Limbo dance mnp. 199


Bridge Town, the  capital of Barbado, established in 1629.  It still retains a lot of European (Renaissance) architecture.