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There are going to be many events in Barbados in the year 1998. First of all I hope that you had a very merry christmas and a happy new year. Barbados has been independent since 1966. The independence date is November 30th. our first Prime Minister was Errol Barrow. The highest point in Barbados is Mount Hiliby in the parish of St.Thomas. In total there are eleven parishes in Barbados.

Some facts on Barbados

The first aircraft that actually landed in Barbados was brought to Barbados by ship, and it was assembled and flown at the Garrison, by Otto Schmidt. This was a public exibition in March 1913. The first plane to fly into Barbados was an Avro Avian, which was flown by Captin Lancaster. This plane landed at the Rockley golf course on Good Friday March 1929. NEXT MONTH MORE FACTS ON BARBADOS!

Links to other barbados sites on the net

Native Treasures: about the products this company makes
Barbados: The official web site of Barbados
Advocate News: the Advocate the oldest newspaper in Barbados

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