A walk on the wild side…

VIDEO: Walk a windswept Barbados beach in this quiet north-east corner of the island

The sea is rough, but the wind and the isolation are exhilarating

Swim at Long  Pond, but not in the sea. Walk down beach and back along sand dunes

Admire cacti and unusually dry terrain

 

Walk a windswept Barbados beach

It’s an hour’s walk from Walkers Savannah where you park, to Long Pond.

Walk south along the beach and back along the dunes and head inland to pick up the track.

Flotsam and driftwood may have journeyed 3,000 miles from Africa…

windswept Barbados beach, moody
walk a windswept Barbados beach, Long Pond
Long Pond

Take great pictures

Click and view Long Pond, moody landscape (above), see cacti close up and locals fishing in the surf.

Thirsty?  Try Nigel Benn Aunty Bar in Shorey village. More details here

walk a windswept Barbados beach, locals surfing

Watch out for sea grape and fat pork, both of which are edible, growing on the beach and the dunes. Goat’s foot (the leaves resemble the animal’s hoof) also make excellent trip hazards.

Crickets, butterflies and wading birds flourish in the harsh environment. Take plenty of water and cover up – there’s very little shade.

windswept Barbados beach, cacti
Get there: first right along track in Walkers Village, just north of St Andrew’s Church. Bus no.4 from Princess Alice terminal. Map below.

Walkers Savannah, Barbados

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