"Children Don't Beg; They Play the Steel Drums" Top 5 Page for this destination Grand Bahama Island Local Custom Tip by deecat

Grand Bahama Island Local Customs: 9 reviews and 6 photos

  Bahamian Children with Steel Drums
by deecat
 
 

I found it refreshing to see the ambition of some of the Bahamian children. Instead of begging for money, candy, etc., they earned their money via entertainment.

This photo is of a young boy who set up his steel drum in the marketplace near the outdoor restaurants. What a clever concept.

He was really marvelous. We had heard steel drum performances all over the Island; however, he was almost as good as a professional.
We were delighted with his courteous behavior and marvelous talent. Thus, we tipped him well.

His smile was worth way more than the amount that we gave him.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 27, 2005
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