The website in 2018 - August update

We are gradually updating the website on a monthly basis since we experienced devastating Hurricane Irma last September. Irma was the most deadly hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic, making first landfall on Barbuda with winds recorded at 298km/h, but leaving Antigua almost unscathed. Barbudans were evacuated to Antigua adding to the trauma of leaving their damaged homes and loose animals to the army; many of which were lost or killed. Since then the international response has been overwhelming and wonderful (with special thanks to all of you) as repairs are made to homes and we start to try to regain our traditional way of life. Our facebook page has recorded all of this and is updated every day but we are still (nearly a year later) without electricity at home and now into the next hurricane season. The internet is slow and people have limited phone signal.

Visitors to Barbuda are ALWAYS made very welcome and are coming back now in larger numbers, and we have a great regular ferry service (weather permitting) and almost daily flights. The Antigua government announced a brand new ferry service but after three weeks it's no longer running. They also re-announced Barbuda Airways but this has been promoted several times before so we await it's actual arrival. The official Antigua and Barbuda Tourism department is very keen on day tours, but getting here and back in one day is our perennial problem. So we suggest you stay as long as possible in Barbuda and enjoy the beaches and our wonderful community over two or three days - or even longer - you will be so glad you did.

I update guesthouse info as soon as it becomes available, but please continue to message us if you need to know something.

you can translate the site here


We like this...

Now, it's been too long.
Too long, too long in slavery.
Free the people and let them move in liberty
Now, it's been too long.
Too long, too long in slavery.
So the struggle continue.
But while the struggle continue, I'm going to tell you.
We rastaman will set the world free...

Joseph Hill - Culture

About us...

This is a community website based in Barbuda. We charge a small subscription for local businesses on a sliding scale in order to fully represent our community and to maintain the cost of the site. Full details of what it costs to be on here are listed on our site information page. If you have found the information here helpful and would like to support us with a donation please look for the paypal link on our 'contact us' page.

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We love to hear from you if you are a Barbudan here or overseas. Tell us and we will promote your event, your business or your news. Or maybe you visited Barbuda for the first (or second or third) time. Send us your pictures. It's easy to be on the website. Just e mail us or read our site information page.