Richmond Great House

Located a 45-minute drive from the airport, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tobago

Tobago farewell

A travel blog entry by andy_n

2

... a postage stamp compared to Buccoo reef, it was a more interesting dive. There was a lot of brain coral, a bit of fan coral and many more species of fish than we had seen on the bigger reef. Where Buccoo featured a strong tidal current, making swimming a challenge, this bay was very benign, with only a gentle surf to keep things fresh and interesting.

James and Lindrena had great success in beach combing and deposited ...

Bachacks on parade

A travel blog entry by andy_n

4

... staff at the hotel could not recommend him, Elvis Jack proved to be a most knowledgeable, accommodating and enthusiastic guide. Our family, especially the kids, just adored him.

While they were gone on their adventure I began working on this blog and made a quick foray back to the kiosk area for a breakfast of fry-bake and shark. Delicious! A dove who landed on my table thought so, too.

With the family back from ...

Out on the reef

A travel blog entry by andy_n

4

... given its name by Princess Margaret during her visit in 1962, but I can't imagine what she might have been thinking. Knowing Margaret, alcohol was probably involved.

Returning to Store Bay, we decided to have lunch at one of the five food kiosks that are featured in the tourist area. This was my first introduction to something in human behavioral attitude that I had never seen to the same degree before - being the young female service provider (food, airline ...

In the shelter of the reef

A travel blog entry by andy_n

4

... beaches and walking trails, shading trees and cabanas, fast food and full service restaurants, and plenty of touristy boutiques. Beach chairs are available for rent as are all the paraphernalia required for water sports. Glass-bottomed boats depart from the trademark, thatched roof, wooden jetty for excursions out to the reef. The entrance fee also gets you a sense of supervised security, not a small benefit in today's Caribbean.

As an aside, I ...

On the beach

A travel blog entry by andy_n

5

... up our six-passenger rental van - some kind of a Suzuki about the size and with the suspension of a wheelbarrow. Mercifully, our hotel was just a two-minute drive away so the adjustment to the right hand drive, manual gear shift, left side of the road dynamics didn’t leave enough time to reach full crash mode. We sort of bucked, gnashed and ground our way into the parking lot, windshield wipers in full Bryson-esque salute mode, succeeding in only ...

Location

This hotel, located on Located a 45-minute drive from the airport, Tobago, is near Little Tobago, Pirate's Bay, Goat Island, and Batteaux Bay.
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