Mirage Tobago

New Road , Scarborough, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Scarborough

Tobago farewell

A travel blog entry by andy_n

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... full of coral, shells and other treasures on one of our rented chairs.

A small fleet of fishing boats was moored in the bay and a squadron of pelicans amused as they dove upon schools of fish. It was a delightful spot to spend a couple of hours in the shade of a sea almond tree.


Returning to Store Bay we began to look for a place for lunch. La Cantina restaurant had been recommended as one of the top ...

Bachacks on parade

A travel blog entry by andy_n

4

... species, iguanas and the endless array of flora unique to this amazing UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Lindrena was particularly taken by the parade of leaf-cutter ants, known locally as "bachacks" that marched considerable distances along well worn paths, carrying their green burdens like huge parasols back to their nests.

Just by-the-way, the serendipitous choice of guide was one of the great success stories of our trip. ...

Out on the reef

A travel blog entry by andy_n

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The Nylon Pool is essentially a coral-sand sandbar, created, one supposes, by the way tidal and other currents intermingle at this particular point on the reef system. The sandbar is quite shallow, generally not much more than three feet deep. Its lack of depth allows it to absorb the sun's heat making it significantly warmer than other places on the reef. It is, therefore, a delightful place for swimming and dabbling and even non-swimmers can enjoy the pleasure. The ...

In the shelter of the reef

A travel blog entry by andy_n

4

... in the park area that puzzled me, the more since I had seen it before in Port of Spain, but didn't believe it. In Trinidad and Tobago they mow acreages with weed-whackers. As the owner of an acreage I can't imagine how cutting a ten-inch swath with a weed-whacker could be better than cutting a forty-five inch swath on a riding mower, especially in the tropical heat.

We enjoyed a couple of hours lying about on the sand, splashing about in the sea, ...

On the beach

A travel blog entry by andy_n

5

... and which the windshield wiper switch, where the shift lever was, what gear were we in and why was that vehicle heading directly towards me....oh yeah, I'm supposed to be on the left side of the road. We eventually succeeded in our mission and the whole tribe spent the rest of the day in the pool.

That evening we repaired to the Coco Cove restaurant for dinner. Slightly upscale and just fine. King fish, in case you were wondering.





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Location

This hotel, located on New Road , Scarborough, is near Argyle Waterfall, Fort King George, Kennedy Island Tours, and Store Bay.
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