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The Coconut Man comes a calling!

Yesterday I treated myself to a large bottle (2 L) of fresh coconut water. Texas climbed I don’t know know how many trees to gather the coconuts for Linda, Danny and I to each get a large bottle. I also … Continue reading

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The Saga of my Extensions of Stay Application – Part 4

This morning Luca and Chiara picked me up and we all headed into Bridgetown to go to Immigration. We arrived shortly after 9am and the lineup was nice and short. I got called up to the window. “I’m here to … Continue reading

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The Saga of my Extension of Stay Application – Part 3

I am pleased to report I don’t need to head to Dominica this weekend. While I’m not 100% that my extension has been approved, I got the sense that it will be. At any, Barbados Immigration has my passport and … Continue reading

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The Saga of my Extension of Stay Application – Part 2

So, my clothing was fine. But let’s backtrack. And I’ll fill you on how today’s attempt went. After spending last night and all morning an absolute basket case about my wardrobe selection, I finally thought “screw it.” This is completely … Continue reading

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The Saga of my Extension of Stay Application – Part 1

Yesterday I headed out to get the necessary photographs, photo copies and application forms printed for my Extension of Stay. Shawn told me of a photo store in Sunset Crest, Holetown that would do all of that for me. Perfect! … Continue reading

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