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Antigua claim to have a different beach for every day of the year although we have not 
visited them all the islands many beautiful soft sandy beaches and coves certainly 
constitute its main attraction. The most popular tourist resorts have hotels located 
either on beaches or close by many of them taking their names from the beaches. 
However for the more energetic there is plenty to see and do away from the beaches. 
The island is rich in colourful bird and insect life; off-shore beneath the waters of 
the Caribbean are splendid tropical fish and coral and there are several sites of 
historic interest.<br><br><b>Introduction</b><br><br>Antigua Barbuda comprises three 
islands; Antigua Barbuda and Redonda. All low-lying and volcanic in origin they are 
part of the Leeward Islands group in the northeast Caribbean. Antiguas coaantiguaine 
curves into a multitude of quaint coves and harbours there are more than 365 beaches 
of fine white sand fringed with swaying palms trees. The islands highest point is 
Boggy Peak (402m 1318ft); its capital is St Johns. Barbuda lies 40km (25 miles) north 
of Antigua and is an unspoiled natural haven for wild deer and exotic birds. Its 
8km-long (5-mile) beach is reputed to be amongst the most beautiful in the world. The 
islands village capital Codrington was named after the Gloucestershire family that 
once leased Barbuda from the British Crown for the price of one fat pig per year. 
There are excellent beaches and the ruins of some of the earliest plantations in the 
West Indies. The coastal waters are rich with all types of crustaceans and tropical 
fish. Redonda smallest in the group is little more than an uninhabited rocky islet. It 
lies 40km (25 miles) southwest of Antigua. An excursion to Great Bird Island can be 
made from Dickenson Bay. Many hotels offer excursions in glass-bottomed boats for a 
leisurely view of the reef. A restored pirate ship sails around the island and takes 
passengers for day or evening trips; food unlimited drink and entertainment are 
included.<br><br>Nelsons Dockyard in English Harbour is one of the safest landlocked 
harbours in the world. Admirals Nelson Rodney and Hood as a safe base used it for the 
British Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Clarence House overlooking Nelsons dockyard 
was once the home of the Duke of Clarence later King William IV. It is now the 
Governor Generals summer residence and is periodically open to visitors. Dows Hill 
Interpretation Centre provides visitors with a good overview of the island s history 
including information on the early Amerindians and the impact of slavery on Antiguas 
culture and economy.<br><br>Shirley Heights and Fort James are two examples of the 
efforts made by the British to fortify the colony during the 18th century. Shirley 
Heights was named after General Shirley later Governor of the Leeward Islands in 1781. 
General Matthew erected one of the main buildings known as the Block House as a 
stronghold in the event of a siege in 1787. Close by is the cemetery containing an 
obelisk commemorating the soldiers of the 54th Regiment.<br><br>St Johns Cathedral 
appears on postcards and in almost all visitors photographs. The church was originally 
built in 1683 but was replaced by a stone building in 1745. An earthquake destroyed it 
almost a century later and in 1845 the cornerstone of the present Anglican cathedral 
was laid. The figures of St John the Baptist and St John the Divine erected at the 
south gate were supposedly taken from one of Napoleons ships and brought to the island 
by a British man-of-war.<br><br>The Market is in the west of St Johns and makes a 
lively and colourful excursion especially on busy Saturday mornings its ideal for 
purchasing locally hand crafted goods and souvenirs.<br><br>Indian Town one of 
Antiguas national parks is at the northeastern point of the island. Breakers roaring 
in with the full force of the Atlantic behind them have carved Devils Bridge and have 
created blow-holes with foaming surf.<br><br>A lake now monopolises the countryside in 
the centre of Antigua. The result of the Potworks Dam it is Antigua's largest 
artificial lake with a capacity of one thousand million gallons.<br><br>Fig Tree Drive 
is a scenic route through the lush tropical hills and picturesque fishing villages 
along the southwest coast. Taxis will take visitors on a round-trip. At 
Greencaantiguae Hill there are megaliths said to have been erected for the worship of 
the Sun God and Moon Goddess. Parham in the east of the island is notable for its 
octagonal church built in the mid-18th century, which still retains some stucco work.

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