The Gingerbread House

8 Carlos Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Port of Spain

Stay off the streets

A travel blog entry by andy_n

1

... south. I was eager that Ted and my wife, Linda, should see something of the place I and my siblings had called home for about eight years.

The Hilton was just a place to crash for the night, although it could also be labeled "cash" for the night because the bill came to just under $600 CDN, including three meals and a couple trips to the bar. I have stayed for an all-inclusive week on the beach in Cuba, including air-fare, for less. That said, the ...

Red Ibis colour the sky

A travel blog entry by kayyendole

20

... of being the snake's dinner.
We saw many blue heron which are smaller than the white heron and several larger white Heron in the open waters but the highlight of the trip was the sighting of Red Ibis. Looking like blossoms in the trees when they took flight to go home to roost it was more like the Red Arrows doing an air display. They contrasted with the white egret also going ...

Sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

... have no communication with them. Pretty tough all told!

Had got a feel for the lay of the land on the flight over the North, lots of mainly wooded (jungled) hills with lower flatter levels given over to agriculture or the urban sprawl of Port of Spain, the capital. Could even see the massive traffic jam I would hit on the way into town from the airport!

Was a long slow journey to ...

A walkabout in Port of Spain

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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... the building was painted red. The name was born and every since the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago meets here in the Red House. Although it was destroyed by fire in during the riots of 1903, it stands as a symbol of enduring democracy in the islands. This will be an impressive member of our collection of colored buildings. We have seen the White House in Washington D.C; the Blue House in Soule, Korea and now the Red House in Port of Spain.

We were now ...

Port of Spain, Trinidad

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

5

We arrived in Trinidad this morning and had breakfast as our ship docked at the port, from which we could see several large hotels. The amount of industry and business in Trinidad means that hotel space is needed for the many business-people that visit from other countries. We disembarked and boarded buses to discover the southernmost island in the Caribbean. First we visited two Hindu temples on the island. About 25% of the island identifies ...

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This hotel, located on 8 Carlos Street, Port of Spain, is near Maracas Bay, Queen's Park Savannah, Independence Square, and Brian Lara Promenade.
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