The Gingerbread House

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

Life in a boatyard

A travel blog entry by wendy60


... his flip flops completes the picture. He tells the local lads he looks like one of them now and they love it. The humidity is 80% and temperatures reaching 38 degrees. It's not comfortable at all and even worse inside the boat. There is no sea breeze and we have no air conditioning as it only works in the water, but lots of fans. So it's more like a fan assisted oven!! We can't keep up with drinking enough water to replace what leaks out!! It's like ...

Trinidad - Home of the Hummingbird

A travel blog entry by my.vagabond.way

... a one hour lecture about these fascinating creatures and we hung on every word. Trivial fact number eight - where do I start? Hummingbirds are the fastest living thing on earth in relation to size; they are the only bird that can fly backwards, sideways, upside down, straight up, and can hover; their hearts are five times the size of a humans in relation to size; they drink the equivalent of over 1000 litres of nectar per day in relation to size; their wings flap in a ...

In transit

A travel blog entry by ahartry


... When we were boarding, Kyla was upgraded (because her record had been associated with mine.) I let her keep the upgrade. Keegan and I were seated in the exit row, so we wanted to talk about his thesis. (Yes, of course Keegan was super-eager to talk about his thesis.) We did that, resolved every issue, then we both read the rest of the flight.

Upon arrival, Keegan and I had to catch up with Paul and Kyla … and when we reached the immigration line, we were ...

The Way Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

... world I don't understand. One of them is how passengers arriving at Port of Spain from Georgetown are treated. In Georgetown, to get into the waiting area, one must pass through a full body scanner. In addition, shoes and bags must go through an X-ray machine. That is all very similar to the U.S. However, upon landing, all Georgetown passengers are screened again. That is what I don't understand.

After getting off the ...

Heading Home

A travel blog entry by tlvice

... down we saw the error of our ways. The seat in front of me was touching my knees. The top of the seat was within four or five inches of my face. Our seats would not recline because of the exit row behind us. That soured our attitude and made for a long flight.

Our attitude took a turn for the worse when we landed at Port of Spain and we found out we would have to disembark, ...

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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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