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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Barbados' hidden gems

CANOE Travel - The Caribbean "BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- There are attractions on this island -- Harrison's Cave, St. Nicholas Abbey, Crane Beach for example -- that are well known for a reason. They're worth visiting, either for their uniqueness, beauty or historic value.

Then there are a host of other equally notable places that are somewhat off the beaten track -- not hard to get to -- just not as well known. These are the secret or hidden treasures of Barbados -- hidden because either no one has bothered to publicize their merits or because they are still too new to have garnered any significant attention. Here are a few of the best known attractions paired with their lesser known counterparts. Check them out and compare for yourself."