Travel Blogs from Trinidad and Tobago

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Tobago News Flash, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Tobago News Flash

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... their report that a blonde female, 5'8" 130 lbs (husband to get brownie points for this) claiming to be a current resident of Tobago attempted to gain access to the premises at approx 9:30 am. this morning. When questioned the young lady indicated she had ...

BBQ, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

BBQ

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... and over 800 people have been arrested on gang, drug, and warrant related charges. The police are seizing many guns, ammunition and other gang related contraband. It's scary to think, but at night the streets are deserted with only heavily armed "Defence ...

Again nothing!!, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Again nothing!!

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... up to move. We're  not sure when, still waiting for him to get home from work to tell us. Lets hope its soon Robynn and I are off with Curtis tomorrow to see Fort George. I plan on keeping my eyes closed during the drive up. Its pretty much a one ...

"D" (departure) Day

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... ;Poor Robynn is just sitting there counting the days till she can be with people her age.  Seriously other than Robynn, Mike and I were the youngest there. Average age was 80….party on…lol I've added some new photos of what's been going ...

Rob's B'day, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Rob's B'day

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... ;.thank goodness for Curtis. We went out for supper for Robynn’s big 18th birthday. We had a great time Mike is off to Tobago…..let’s see how that goes. Here's hoping that we all get to make the big move soon. Until next time The ...

Hurricane Season, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Hurricane Season

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

Just thought I would let everyone know that today is the start of Hurricane Season. They are saying that this year will be one of the worst on record. And you thought you had bad weather.....lol ...

A Tobago Merry Christmas, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

A Tobago Merry Christmas

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... flown here cheaper. Seriously, our lobsters that we’re going to have are cheaper than that crazy butterball. Check out Tobago's version of the Enchanted Forest in the videos, the pictures don't do it justice, absolutely beautiful. We got a video ...

What a fabulous week with Great Friends!, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

What a fabulous week with Great Friends!

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... from Winnipeg at the Goat races, he saw the Rider jersey. See there are other rider fans out there….lol. Even in Tobago. Goat races. I'm not sure where to start with that one. Sort of like a community fair. There was tons of food vendors and ...

Welcome to Buccoo, Buccoo, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Welcome to Buccoo

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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... other passion very seriously. Goat racing. Just take a look at the Class A facility recently built. Yes, you can wager on your favorite goat. Also, Buccoo is famous for "Sunday School"; but you'll have to wait till next week to hear and see ...

Sleepy Tobago, Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Sleepy Tobago

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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... set me up with another guesthouse in Crown Point. I literally walked about four blocks from the tiny terminal, dropped my backpack, and walked across the street to the beach. Today I'll head to Pigeon Point which is supposedly Tobago's finest ...

Bay View Inn, Maracas Bay Village, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Bay View Inn

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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A small 5 room Inn perched about 300 ft above the beach. Great view, trade winds, no ...

Home for 3 weeks!!!!!!!!, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Home for 3 weeks!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... I. Mike is coming home on the 19th. Derrick's convocation is on the 22nd. Back to the land of civilization......Tim Horton's, Costco and the gym...lol. The one thing that Rob  and I are looking  forwarded to the most is.....wait for it......a ...

Curfew Implemented!, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Curfew Implemented!

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... Canadians Abroad Service. Please share the following information with all the Canadian citizens that you know. The government of Trinidad and Tobago has declared a limited state of emergency due to high crime rates.  A curfew is in effect between ...

Back to Tobago, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Back to Tobago

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... (it has been the same since we got her in Feb). There was a big boat show on the island last weekend. They race from Tobago to Trinidad. At first we thought, big deal, but as we were heading to the beach on Saturday we ran into the parade of boats. You ...

The water is too cold, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

The water is too cold

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... we never thought we would do. Being that we are as old as we are....this is tough on our bodies. We have to go over to Trinidad  on Tuesday for ALL of us to get physicals for Mike's work visa. Now if that doesn't sound scary. Be afraid.......be very ...

Dove the Tobagonian Titanic, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Dove the Tobagonian Titanic

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... . Then you take that money and put it in a bag! A bag! Like really, what is wrong with a cheque? Go figure. And with all the crime in Trinidad right now, I can't imagine walking out of a bank with that kind of cash. Craziness I tell you. He should take ...

Long Weekend, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Long Weekend

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... not sure what we're going to see there....but it sure sounds exciting. I'm sure we'll see some beaches...lol. Do some snorkeling and catch some rays. We're going to pretty much what we do at home, except on a different island. I'm adding some more ...

Pirate's Bay, Charlotteville, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Pirate's Bay

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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... place to hang out if you are a Pirate looking for your next heist. Today it's one of the last remaining undeveloped beaches in Tobago. It was Sunday so I think I had to share it with maybe 10 other people. Usually the hike and remoteness keeps the weak ...

Best beach so far, Pigeon Point, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Best beach so far

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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A former coconut plantation turned state park. ...

Shift in the Universe, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Shift in the Universe

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... at Barry's age). Be assured that talking about it will occur every time the Finney Team meets up with the Not the Finney Team! A MERRY MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR to the "Killer B's" and the "the Not Finney Team" from the Finney Team ...

Curling Back in Canada, Golden Grove, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Curling Back in Canada

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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Jim, Barry Please change the team name, I have a legacy to ...

Go Riders!!!!, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Go Riders!!!!

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... of two weeks of work.  As you can see....this is our life...lol. I've started cooking all of the recipes in the Trinidad and Tobago cook book (at least the recipies that we'll eat). Sort of like Julia and Julie, but with weird stuff....lol. So far ...

Chaguaramas, Chaguaramas, Caribbean travel blog

Chaguaramas

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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... , in storage, or in various stages of repair. The US Navy had a base here until 1970. Most of that now is a huge Trinidad Coast Guard Station. A busy place as you can imagine. From the tip of the peninsula you can see the Venezuelan coast; only about 40 ...

Macqueripe Bay, Macqueripe Bay, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Macqueripe Bay

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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This is a beautiful bay about 20 minutes north of Maguaramas. It's where the US Navy personnel would go to swim, and hang out. Now a popular beach for the ...

Still Here!, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Still Here!

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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What can I say? We have done nothing blog worthy…..lol Last weekend we attended the Tobago Food Festival. It is the equivalent to The Taste of Saskatchewan. The food was amazing, and the entertainment was great. If you can imagine, there was only ...

Survivor, Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Survivor

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... and heads to the surface (poor Mikey)…and the Manta Ray follows to see what he’s doing. They are a very curious and docile creature. I wish that I knew that before……I might not have been so terrified…..lol.  He just kept ...

Just another day in paradise, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Just another day in paradise

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... we could do all his work in about an hour. Everyone is definitely on island time. Also, Mike never made it over to Tobago. Surprise!!! Really I’m shocked they got us this far. There are people in the office that have been here for years, and their ...

Our First Full day in Trinidad, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Our First Full day in Trinidad

A travel blog entry by finneyfamily

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... lived here for over three years. We told them that we are only here temporarily, moving over to Tobago and they were jealous. You have to understand that Trinidad is like living in downtown Toronto, or Vancouver, but with crazy ass drivers. It's very busy ...

Buccoo Reef and Nylon Pool, Buccoo, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

Buccoo Reef and Nylon Pool

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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The Buccoo Reef lies only about 1/2 mile off shore. Its probably a perfect 10 foot depth for snorkeling. Today was unusually windy so it was like doing a drift dive, only that you drift snorkeled, with the boat picking you up downwind.  The Nylon ...

First stop in the Caribbean, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago travel blog

First stop in the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by firestation22

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The only reservations I have made are for the first week in Trinidad. After that, I'm wing'n ...

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