Parish of Saint James

Parish of Saint James

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Parish of Saint James on Barbados Saint James has earned a reputation as the playground of the world’s rich and famous. Celebrities, business magnates, and billionaires have been flocking to the Platinum Coast of Barbados for decades to enjoy the sun, surf, and luxurious amenities this stretch of golden paradise offers. Saint James, located squarely on the western coast of Barbados, makes up the lion’s share of what used to be referred to as Barbados’s Gold Coast. With miles of beautiful white sandy beaches it’s no wonder why so much money and influence landed in St. James. However, St. James played an important historical part in the birth of Barbados as well. It was here that the first English colonists landed in 1625 and here that they formed…
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Green Monkeys of Barbados

Green Monkeys of Barbados

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[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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