Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 112
Tour of Bridgetown
PlaceS of Interest
Mount Gay Signature Rum Tour
The Mount Gay Visitor Center offer tours where you can learn about the history of the rum and also its
importance to the island. After learning of the rum’s history which includes a short film, you will be given
the option to try a full sampling of the different rums but whether you opt to or not, you will still receive
two samples after you have witnessed the bottling process.
You should arrive at the Errol
Barrow Statute in Independence
Square, Bridgetown 15 minutes
before your tour is due to start
in order to afford you time to
get your headsets for the guided
tour and any snacks you may
need for its two hour duration.
On the tour you will learn of the
first English settlers on the island
in 1628, visit the Parliament
buildings, the Bridgetown
Synagogue, Chamberlain Bridge
and other historic landmarks.
Barbados’ historic ties to England
up until its independence in 1966
is a captivating story and the
British influence will be pointed
out during the tour. A sumptuous
local lunch awaits at the end of
the two-hour excursion.
Photo Credit: Brad H.
Photo Credit: Wikiwand