Weather in Barbados

Weather in Barbados

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Sunshine and Smiles All Year Long The sunny tropical island of Barbados sits in the North Atlantic just above the equator. Though not technically in the Caribbean Sea, Barbados is often included in the Caribbean Islands as the culture, climate, and geography so closely match those other tropical oases. The weather in Barbados is split into two distinct seasons: the dry season and the wet season. The former runs from January through June while the latter runs July through November. But don’t let the fear of rainy weather keep you inside! Barbados enjoys over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year! And even in the rainy season the storms are over and done with before you know it. Best Seasons to Visit When is the best time of year to…
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Green Monkeys of Barbados

Green Monkeys of Barbados

Featured, History, Misc, Parish of Saint James, Parish of Saint Peter
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Green Monkeys of Barbados There are 6 species of the Chlorocebus primates or more commonly know as the Green Monkey is one of Barbados most mischievous residents, the Green Monkeys can be seen all over the island, from cheerfully swinging in the trees of some of the island’s beautiful natural habitats, to bounding along the beaches. So called for its golden/green-tinged fur, the Green Monkey has a shimmering coat of green-gold fur and pale hands and feet. With little black faces, piercing red eyes and golden whiskers, these Barbados locals can’t be missed! Senegal and Gambia in West Africa Brought to Barbados from Senegal and Gambia in West Africa by settlers and slaves as pets in the 17th century, a number of them are believed to have escaped…
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