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Travel Blogs from Port of Spain
... in wafts the unmistakable smell of ganga, no wonder they're always happy!! The trees have green lizards running up them and beautiful amazing birds chirping out their different songs. My bike has had an adaptation to it, namely a crate fixed on the back. It means I've been able to cycle to the three chandleries and shop to get supplies, much easier than the heavy walk. There is nothing else local except four more boatyards! I can't wait to get back in the ...
... the equator and the ship had an intiation for the polly-wogs who had never crossed before so we went to watch. The poor cruise director was the worst for wear as she was cover in blood, chocolate, spaghetti, jello, merenge and whip cream etc. and then dumped in the pool. That pool must have been fun to clean afterwards.
We have been out in the Atlantic ocean since yesterday and it is rough.
At sea again today but will arrive in Recife Brazil tomorrow.
... leave. But
you then can’t get back over lunchtime when they all seem to take a long break
but there is a small window in the afternoon when they will run but soon stop
as there is liitle demand after mid afternoon.
I, and several other people had a very long wait to return
to POS – I had been keeping an eye out and several had passed going out of town
but not a single one towards town – eventually ...
... flight home. Just before it was time to board we changed our seats. From the new location I could see the sign at the gate. I saw our flight number but the destination was listed as Barbados. I just about died. I walked up to the counter to inquire. That is when I learned our flight home was not direct. We did indeed have to travel to Barbados first. Luckily, the agent said we would not have to deplane in ...
... the past 20 years or so. He tells us about the famous Trinidadian West Indian Cricketers and he talks especially proudly of Brian Lara, one of Trinidad’s famous sons. Every roadside sign we pass is in English. We are driving on the left hand side of the road. The radio is playing familiar English songs and the DJ is speaking English. It feels so good. It also feels good because although our travels in non English ...