Barbados traditions include its locally produced rum and fly fish sandwiches Divers need to go to the very eastern edge of the Caribbean to get to Barbados, but then spend most of their time on its western coast - that's where most of the diveable wrecks are located. From 30 to 150 feet deep, these wrecks have plenty to offer divers and photographers, including frogfish and seahorses. At Folkstone Underwater Park there is a marked snorkeling trail that's easy and fun. The islands' low-profile reefs have huge brain coral, sea fans and plenty of photo opportunities.There are plenty of topside photo opportunities, too. The Barbados Wildlife Preserve has tortoises, deer and the famous Barbados green monkey. Harrison's Cave has a beautiful 40-foot waterfall. Potters in Chalky Mount spin clay into traditional water jugs called monkey pots.Other Barbados traditions include its locally produced rum and fly fish sandwiches.Direct flights from the U.S. and Canada are available on American, BWIA, Air Canada and Air Jamaica. English is the official language. Money is the Barbados dollar; US $1 = BD$2. Departure tax is BD$25 (approx. US$12.50).
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