Barbados – A Plantation

Barbados had its history as a Caribbean tropical farm. Slaves were used for the production of sugar, bananas and other crops. A lot of people made a lot of money.

Walking around a plantation with its mansion was salutary. There were lots of thoughts.

Was it any different to the Stately Homes back in England.

Here they exploited slaves. In England they exploited the poor. In practice there was little difference. The same callous people lived like lords. The same poor people gave their labour for very little.

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