Paria Suites and Conference Centre
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... were now fully encaged in iron bars at every window and door. In our time the only protection we had was mosquito netting over and around the beds. The relative naivety of the 50's replaced by harsh reality of modern times.
Moving along, we drove up the teeming main shopping street of the city. If Naparima Hill had seen major changes, High Street really had not. The sidewalks were jammed this Saturday morning with shoppers negotiating their way over, ...
... vehicle that had gone over the edge!
Got dropped off at the fisherman’s village to see the catch
being landed – mainly juvie hammerheads so you can see why “bake & shark”
has been made into the local delicacy. Bake is a fried fat laden sort of
savoury holeless doughnut that is split and filled with breaded shark – you
then smother it in salad and sauce.
Then headed to the ...
... I could find!
Eventually I was out of the super modern zone and made it into Old Town, San Felipe. I quickly did a circuit of the town as it was already late afternoon and quickly approaching 5pm and saw Plaza Catedral, Plaza Bolivar and also Plaza de Francia. It was a nice Old Town but really pales in comparison to the ‘Jewel of the Caribbean’ – Cartagena! Still it was nice to look around and it offered really amazing views of the big fancy buildings ...
Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago is a busy modern city that has none of the rustic charm of our previous ports. Unlike the previous ports, this city is a commercial center that has some tourism. The main reason for our stopping here is to fuel up the ship for our cruise to South America. We will not need to refuel until Montevideo, Uruguay. It is a large city with a population of 1.3 million people. The island was originally discovered by Christopher Columbus in ...
... full armour. It was really quiet scary. But lucky for us, they weren't looking for some pasty white people.
Saturday started with us heading off to Maracas beach with a gentleman that Mike works with, Ernie. So off we go….thru extremely curvy roads. Remember that the roads here are equivalent to one lane in Saskatoon. We make it there alive….thank goodness….it was a very lush ...