One of the first tourist attractions you'll come across or hear about anywhere in the Bahamian Islands is the straw ... More
One of the first tourist attractions you'll come across or hear about anywhere in the Bahamian Islands is the straw market. The one on Bay Street is enormous, busy and central. In fact, it is the heart of the downtown shopping district. Just about anything that can be woven with straw can be found here. Dolls, hats, handbags, place mats and other home items are for sale, and they're cheap. In addition, vendors hawk T-shirts, dresses, jewelry, wooden carvings and other souvenir items. 'Haggling' is acceptable here, so if you think you can get a deal, go for it.
Great shopping, Original handmade merchandise,they will personalize, good quality. Freindly merchants. Good designer knock offs. The market is adjacent to Paradise Island ferry($3.00)Takes 20 minutes. Do not take taxi ($20.00)
This 14th Century French stone monastery was brought over brick by brick to Paradise Island during the 1920s by newspaper
magnate William Randolph Hearst. Years later, grocery store heir Huntington Hartford had the site rebuilt at the current location ...
While "things" is a rather ambiguous term, in the case of this store it means "souvenirs." Several supposedly authentic Cuban
cigar brands are on sale here, in addition to carvings, picture frames, tie dyed T shirts, enamel backed hairbrushes ...
Italy comes to the Bahamas. This reasonable little restaurant offers the best of Italian food with a Bahamian flair. With
its quiet tables and private booths with curtains overlooking the marina, it's perfect for families or couples. For appetizers ...
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