Saturday, December 21, 2013

Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados

Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of the nation of Barbados. Bridgetown is the only city on Barbados and well over half the island's residents live there. Barbados gained full independence from Britain in 1966 but retained its status as a Commonwealth country.
This historic city and its nearby Garrison are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

East Point Lighthouse. One of a set of four lighthouse stamps, issued 2013.

Golden Apple. In 2011 Barbados issued a set of 16 definitives picturing local fruits.  

Thx for sending Olga!


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