Barbados celebrates her independence from Britain today with a parade at the Garrison, the day off from work, wearing of the colors of the Barbados flag, beach-going, and much discussion over whom the Queen knighted today (congratulations, Sir Branford). Across the island, the mood is mellow and happy.
I took these photos at Barbados first annual Food & Wine & Rum Festival that took place in Barbados Nov 19-22. This particular festival event took place at the historic George Washington House. Aunt Sallie & Uncle Sam were in attendance to celebrate Bajan chef Peter Edey and Texas chef Tim Love who were in a spirited (and yummy!) Texas-Bajan cook-off.