One of the oldest cities in the Caribbean, Bridgetown, Barbados, has a compact, walkable downtown that is surrounded by a sprawl of wooden houses, 19th-century coral-stone villas and modern homes. Fragrant flowers and lush trees are everywhere. You could easily spend the day just exploring the streets—particularly between Broad and Swan streets, where you'll find elegant shops as well as fruit and produce stalls.
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