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Prince Harry to return to Barbados this autumn as part of official Caribbean tour

Prince Harry is set to return to the island of Barbados as part of a seven-leg Caribbean tour this autumn. The Royal will plan his trip in line with the 50th Anniversary of Independence for Barbados, and he will return to the tropical island where he danced calypso on stage during a charity concert and met dignitaries and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in January, 2010.

Prince Harry to return to Barbados this autumn as part of official Caribbean tour

Kensington Palace has announced that Prince Harry will return to Barbados this autumn, six years after his last visit. The prince will visit Barbados as part of an official royal seven-leg Caribbean tour and to mark the island’s the 35th anniversary of Independence.

Harry last visited Barbados in January, 2010 where he danced calypso on the stage at a charity fundraising concert for Haiti with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, and attended a charity polo match.

In a statement from Kensington Palace, officials wrote:

“His Royal Highness will visit Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines. The visit falls on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Independence for Barbados, the 50th Anniversary of Independence for Guyana, and the 35th Anniversary of Independence for Antigua and Barbuda.”

During his last trip to Barbados, Prince Harry took part in a polo match where he was thrown to the ground by his horse, The Royal threw down his mallet in anger, but it was later revealed that a generous business man had bet him $100,000 donation to the Sentebale children’s charity if he didn’t fall off his horse. Fortunately, the businessman stuck to his agreement after saying Harry didn’t fall off the horse, the horse fell with Harry on it.

Barbados is located in the eastern Caribbean and a popular holiday destination for travellers from all over the world. Measuring just 21 miles in length and 14 miles in width, the small island has been a hotspot for celebrity homes, with the likes of Simon Cowell, Cliff Richards and the late Cilla Black, all buying luxury residences there.

Holidaymakers can enjoy plenty of activities such as hiking through verdant nature reserves including the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary; shopping in upscale boutiques and wandering around traditional craft markets; or taking guided tours around the historic towns of Holetown, Speightstown, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bridgetown. For natural wonders, Harrison’s Cave is hotspot, and the Andromeda Gardens are home to diverse tropical wildlife and colourful flora and fauna.

The turquoise sea offers fantastic scuba diving and snorkelling conditions with warm, crystal-clear water and vibrant coral reefs and thousands of marine creatures. Tourists can relax on the white sand beaches under swaying palm trees, before taking a dip in the ocean or enjoying kayaking or sailing activities.

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