– Solar Express Tours –

November 1, 2019

November 29, 2019

10:00 am

Pelican Village, Harbour Road, Bridgetown, St Michael

Event Description

The Solar Express Tours are innovative and educational tours of the historic City of Bridgetown utilizing Solar-powered Shuttles.

Featured Sites include:
St. Mary’s Church
The Chamberlain Bridge
Parliament Buildings
National Heroes Square

Tours are available Mondays to Fridays, based on bookings.

The Solar Express City Sites and Historic Tours feature a unique experience for the visitor and local alike, as each tour showcases the beautiful architecture and rich antiquity of Barbados’ capital which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With 27 renowned sites highlighted on the tour, from colonial architecture, churches to historic buildings, there is something for everyone.

Starting Time: 10:00 am

Starting Point: Pelican Village

Duration: 2 Hours

Prices:
Adults Bds $70/US $35
Children Bds $30/US$15
Children 5 y.o. and under Free (accompanied by Adult)

Call 228-0162 or email solarexpress@sba.bb to book your tour.

For more information, see attached flyers, or visit https://www.facebook.com/SolarExpressTours/

The Solar Express Tour is an initiative of the Small Business Association of Barbados funded in part by the GEF Small Grants programme of the UNDP, and is aimed at increasing awareness of sustainable transport in Bridgetown.

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Queens Park, Bridgetown Barbados

27 Feb, 2020 To 28 Feb, 2020

The Solar Express Tours are innovative and educational tours of the historic City of Bridgetown utilizing Solar-powered Shuttles.

Featured Sites include:
St. Mary’s Church
The Chamberlain Bridge
Parliament Buildings
National Heroes Square

Tours are available Mondays to Fridays, based on bookings.

The Solar Express City Sites and Historic Tours feature a unique experience for the visitor and local alike, as each tour showcases the beautiful architecture and rich antiquity of Barbados’ capital which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With 27 renowned sites highlighted on the tour, from colonial architecture, churches to historic buildings, there is something for everyone.

Starting Time: 10:00 am

Starting Point: Pelican Village

Duration: 2 Hours

Prices:
Adults Bds $70/US $35
Children Bds $30/US$15
Children 5 y.o. and under Free (accompanied by Adult)

Call 228-0162 or email solarexpress@sba.bb to book your tour.

For more information, see attached flyers, or visit https://www.facebook.com/SolarExpressTours/

The Solar Express Tour is an initiative of the Small Business Association of Barbados funded in part by the GEF Small Grants programme of the UNDP, and is aimed at increasing awareness of sustainable transport in Bridgetown.

Carrington's Old Sugar Factory, St. Philip

05 May, 2020

Special hike!
Call Barbados National Trust at 426-2421 or Email hikebarbados@gmail.com for details.


Hike Barbados
takes you through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests, and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados.

Along the way, you will meet new friends, enjoy healthy exercise and observe the delicate balance of the unique heritage and environment of Barbados.

To get to the starting point of the hike:
Just over a mile west of Six Cross Roads on Highway 5.

Hike time: 6:00 PM ONLY!

Barbados National Trust Hikes

The hikes are FREE but donations are welcome towards the work of the Barbados National Trust (preserving our built and natural environment).

Times
All morning hikes start at 6:00 a.m.
Afternoon hikes (Stop ‘n’ Stare only) start at 3:30 p.m.
The Moonlight Walks start at 5:30 p.m., you are advised to bring a torch to these walks.

There is a morning hike and, in addition, either an afternoon hike or a moonlight walk on every hike date EXCEPT the date of the Great Train Hike.

Place
All hikes start and finish at the meeting place.
There is a printed booklet with a calendar of the year’s hikes available from the National Trust at Wildey House, Wildey, St. Michael

Dress
Loose clothing, comfortable hiking boots/sports shoes, sunscreen, hat. Bring your camera and a bottle of water. Refreshments are on sale after the Hikes.

Walk Descriptions
In the morning, there are four hikes at different paces.
All hikes last approximately 3 hours., but…..
The Stop ‘n’ Stare group walks for 5-6 miles,
The Medium group 8-10 miles,
The Fast Medium group 10 to 12 miles, and
The Fast group 12-14 miles.

Advice for first-time walkers
The sun is hot!  You will get tired more quickly than you think.
The best thing to do is to go on the Stop ‘n Stare on your first hike.
If you’re comfortable with that, work your way up.