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... br> I did like their national tree too which had scarlet blooms on it. So they have the scarlet ibis as their national bird and the scarlet whatever as their tree. They love scarlet. And I am remembering a bit more. We saw the Noni tree which we had seen also at Rust and Werk plantation in Suriname. It is a pharmacy tree practically, for the colonials and workers on plantations. It has a wobbly kind of white fruit with ...
... I plan to couchsurf with. "How do you know this person?" "On the internet" "The INTERNET??!" clearly sounded suspicious, I guess. Again I'm asked what I'm here for--as I notice that I'm the very last person going through immigration. Clearly I don't look like the typical package vacation Trinidad is used to receiving, and I do not feel like I'm very welcome. Rarely have I been interrogated this way. Finally I'm let through, feeling a bit perturbed. I'm ...
... read socialism) in Venezuela, just seven miles away by sea, had resulted in massive immigration to Trinidad by Spanish speaking Venezuelans, to the point that a significant percentage of the island's population is now Spanish speaking. There is some political discussion going on about declaring the island to be officially bilingual in English and Spanish. Well, good luck with that, but I am not sure where that leaves those whose home tongue is Hindi or Urdu.
... not have the time of equipment (a boat) to get to the good snorkelling but the bay was lovely and you could see the small islands of Little Tobago, Black Rock and Goat Island out further into the bay. The return journey took me down the east coast (Atlantic), which doesn’t have quite as nice beaches but has much better and straighter roads! The return journey was much faster and easier but as it hit 4pm the local traffic built up and I made sure that I was careful with all of ...
... we planned to head north after South America and fly back to the UK from somewhere in the United States so we were only interested in a one way flight to South America. For some reason they seem to want to discourage one-way travellers, so those same routes cost about £850 per person just for a single, and singles to other destinations in South America are similarly priced.
Fortunately we stumbled upon a new route recently started up by Caribbean Airlines, which allowed us to ...
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