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... citronella candles and mossie coils as defence. A great cardamon chicken, a great time and a great Swiss wine! We learnt that Roman had been in the building trade in London. A big Boss. He was involved with many famous people. Michael Caine, Freddie Mercury, Phill Collins, Elton John, Cliff Richard. Very interesting and left Craig and Roman wishing they'd known each other earlier. Anna and Rob, our Dutch friends have also now arrived and waiting to be hauled out ...
... 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.
Once again, we lucked out. We did not have to get off of the plan in Port of Spain. We simply waited while the crew did some restocking and then boarded the new passengers.
We arrived in Guyana at about 21:30, some 15 minutes early. Unfortunately our luggage did not arrive. We hope to be reunited with our bags tomorrow. That was really quite frustrating, in part because of all of the souvenirs we had ...
... up with a proper guide. There was quite a collection of discarded
shoes at various points as well as other bits and bobs which occasionally
surface i.e. mastodon skeleton.
One advantage of being there in wet season is being able to
bathe in the sulphurous waters that form in the large crevices or the fresher
waters on the outskirts though these do not have the same supposed health
benefits. You’d expect with all that liquid asphalt that ...
... looking for a restaurant. We settled on Trader Jack's Island Bar and Grill.
We opted to sit inside since it was a little cooler. The first thing we asked for were two big glasses of ice water. We were both dying of thirst. Once our thirst was quenched we switched to a glass of Malbec. It was from the Trapiche vineyards of Argentina. I could see how Malbec could replace Merlot as our favorite.
We both ...
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