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Travel Blogs from Port of Spain
Another early start, following a 6am microwave pinging wake
up call. Was at the bus station before 8am but a complete waste of time as the
ticket booth doesn't open til 8 on a Saturday and the bus left at 8 – the next
wasn’t til 9 though no-one will tell you that – the ticket person can’t be
bothered and information don’t seem to work at that hour and the timetables
shown are only for weekdays.
It’s a ...
The big problem with these traditional houses is the thin
non-insulated walls that don’t reach the ceiling and the boards that run
through from one room to another – this means you can see and feel every
movement of your neighbour – in my case it was a very heavy footed guy who was
ill and had to get up every 25 mins thoughout the night to puke – his
thunderous run to throw up and the ...
... 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 ...
The 01:45 wake-up call could be termed a little early. However, that left enough time to finish packing the carry-on and have a cup of coffee.
At about 02:45 our driver arrived. That began our one hour sojourn to the airport. It is always a challenge, especially when it is dark. I was very surprised with the number of vehicles on the road at that hour. Then the ...
Day 70 March 14th - I guess I forgot to mention in my previous blog about the bad tempered ginger gringo continually swearing at the Georgetown airport! Anyway, luckily the situation worked itself out and now I had a bottle of wine!
I land in a very warm Port of Spain airport, grab a taxi with a friendly driver called Martin and it takes an hour to drop me off at the guesthouse, pretty busy traffic at that point. Now, they speak very fast ...
Other places to stay in Port of Spain
Lady Young Rd., Port of Spain | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- Scary then nice....
- Not a lot of choices in T'dad
- Outdoor poolside dinning, June 2003
Wrightson Road & London Street, Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $171
No 1 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain | 5 star hotelfrom $172
Coblentz Ave, Port of Spain | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Invaders Bay, Audrey Jeffers Highway, Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $161
16-18 Cotton Hill, Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $164
67 Ariapita Road, Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $72
10 Nook Ave , Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $149
Lot 5 Waterbridge Rd Blue Range Avenue, Port of Spain | Hotelfrom $100
44 Coblentz Avenue, Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $260
42 - 44 Picton St, Port of Spain | 3 star hotelfrom $96
66-68 Edward St., Port of Spain | 1 star hotelfrom $20
17 Henry Pierre St., Port of Spain | Hotelfrom $35
5a Saint Ann's Avenue , Port of Spain | 2 star hotelfrom $140
24 Warner St, Port of Spain | 2 star hotelfrom $90