"Antigua" Antigua and Barbuda by Rachael71
Antigua and Barbuda Travel Guide: 441 reviews and 1,393 photos
Antigua was my first experience of the Caribbean - and what a perfect introduction to this beautiful part of the world it was! I had been a little worried before our trip that I would be a little bored, thinking that the Caribbean was just a destination for sun-worshippers. Antigua proved me wrong.
Antigua has a long and fascinating history, which can be explored by visiting such places as Betty's Hope (a former sugar plantation) and Nelson's Dockyard, which we were told is a UNESCO world heritage site. The island was part of the British empire from 1632, and provided a safe harbour for the British navy during the 17th and 18th centuries.
We visited Antigua in September, at the tail end of the rainy season. For most of the time we enjoyed fabulous sunshine,... more travel advice
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