Wednesday, January 23, 2013


... This wonderful postcard says it all: "Beautiful Bridgetown" second postcard from this exotic Caribbean island...but Barbados is so much more than beach, sun and sea...
Thank you very much Guy, also for all the great information written on the back of the card!!!:-)

With nice stamps: The 50th Anniversary of the National Trust in Barbados and Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison showing
Gun Hill Signal Station and St Mary’s Church, Barbados (Issued on 18-07-2012)

Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is 34 kilometres (21 mi) in length and as much as 23 kilometres (14 mi) in width.

Upper Left:
Barbados Parliment is the 3th oldest in the Commonwealth after those of England and Bermuda.
Lower right:
St Michael's Anglican Cathedral.
Upper right:
Statue of Admiral Nelson ( in honour of his visit to the island four months before he was killed at Trafalgar.)

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