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... had told us that people wanted to make enough money to buy their Mardi Gras costume the next year. Ha ha.
So we start walking fast down the street and popping into stores that look like they might have fabric. Not finding any so I asked a clerk and she said head further down the street to somewhere and I couldn’t understand the name. But we kept walking, even past an area where there were no ...
12 hrs, 10.4 kms
Once again I'm flying over a country with easiy recognizeable geography. I can visually trace the hiking route I took from Port of Spain to Chaguaramas. Once again I hop on the bus from the airport to the city (buying the ticket in advance this time!) And once again I make the journey from Port of Spain to Petit Valley (in a van, not on foot this time!) I'm going to do some exploring during my last 2 days, but I'm not going to take any big risks--I'd hate ...
... vegetation, a controlled rain forest. After a tour by Chancy the owner who pointed out unusual specimens and answered our questions, we were offered rum punch, so far a part of every garden tour.
The rain came right on schedule and our visit to the Botanical Garden was brief-just long enough to see the upside-down buddleia, eperua falcata or bootlace tree and take a picture of the Governor's House, which is, we are told, ...
... We continued with our check-in. We were lucky enough to be able to upgrade to first class to Ft. Lauderdale.
After checking-in, we went to the diplomatic line at immigration control. Standing there I suddenly realized I had not paid for the first class upgrade. I dashed back to pay. At the counter, I paid in U. S. currency, all $20s. The agent refused to take three bills because they were slightly torn or nicked. Luckily, I ...
... br> My tour was of the Garrison Historic Area - this garrison was established in 1789 and remained in operation until 1905 when the forces were removed. The garrison is also home to the oldest functioning race tract in the Americas as there is still racing occuring every two weeks here.
The black men were freed slaves who did the work and the white men were the officers so segregation was very up front and centre.
We arrived at the garrison and entered the state room ...
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