Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Sam Lord - Pirate of Barbados

Sam Lord one of the most famous pirates of the Caribbean Sam Lord was unique and some say a very clever pirate with a profitable way of plundering ships.

 According to legend Sam would hang lanterns on coconut trees close to his castle, mistaking the lights for a City Captains would sail toward them and become ship wrecked. Sam Lord would then plunder the ships making them his own.

Sam Lord’s castle was a popular tourist spot in the Parish of St Philip for anyone visiting the island until 2010 when it was consumed by fire. A day trip to the beach at Sam Lord’s castle is a tranquil and relaxing day out a perfect place for a picnic.

There is so much to discover on the island of Barbados and it is much more fun when the locals tell us the stories, experience the history and sunshine of this stunning island by contacting Elegant Address Barbados today and starting your adventure!