Travel Blogs from Port of Spain
... in Las Palmas Marina, when we had to take refuge during the gales there. He was off to Peurto Rico from there to collect his girlfriend. So we have had several chats with Roman and Ingrid of Swiss Lady and being the small world it is, they met Ossie Mike in Peuto Rico too! After two weeks Craig has finished grinding the hull. Next onto the painting, which I can help with. My hands have not been idle, I've washed everything I can find, as the machines ...
... br> At 23:00 we were home. We tried to get on the internet but discovered it was not working for some reason. That was just one more disappointment. Oh well.
At midnight it sounded like a war zone. Many of the people in our neighborhood lit and launched fireworks. Many of them were the types that launch into the sky, explode, and then shower colorful sparks. That activity continued for nearly one hour. Oh well.
... be hot
underfoot and the waters would be warm but it is cool until heated by the sun.
Thankfully I’d stopped for a late breakfast of “doubles”
though I’d only had a single one, a fried roti like bread smothered in a runny
veggie curry usually – tasty but pretty hard to eat without wearing it! The
dining options in town were so uninspiring I gave it a miss and got out of
Tried the deluxe non-stop ...
... Maracas Shrimp platter. It had three styles of shrimp; jerk, Cajun, and deep fried. It was served with a tamarind chutney, C******-Beni, and garlic sauce. It was a delicious, slightly sweet sauce. We also had an order of French fries to share. We were very happy with the meal; although, at about $104 U.S., it was a little pricey.
After dinner, it was back to the hotel to settle in and wait for an early rise the next ...
... where we saw amazing amounts of birdlife, caimen, crabs, and some unusual fish called 4 eyes fish, which swim with a pair of eyes above and below the water. But it was the Scarlet Ibis that held our attention. The colour is just so vivid and from a distance they looked like waving scarlet flowers on the swampland trees.
We are relaxing in our surprise luxury, and will be ready to take on a series of three long flights that ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Sam's Guesthouse Port of Spain
Other places to stay in Port of Spain
8 Carlos Street, Port of Spain | Hotelfrom $70
7 Coblentz Gardens, Port of Spain | 2 star hotelfrom $25
#53 Picton Street, Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $83
5 French St., Port of Spain | Hotelfrom $20
35 Fitt Street, Port of Spain | Hotelfrom $20