Piarco International Hotel
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6 hrs, 1.9 kms
Day totals: 16 hrs, 8.5 kms
I have a couple of hours before I head back to the yacht. Tomorrow I fly to Grenada, however I plan to Trinidad more on the way back, so I'll go a ahead and get a taste for what that exploration might be like. I'm especially interested in seeing how plentiful cheap lodging is elsewhere on the island.
I catch a but an hour south to the second largest city, San Fernando. After shuttling back and ...
... of work, and have come on hard times financially. A lot of unusual lifestyles around here." Shaun continues, "we yachties are, in a way, like family to each other. When people heard about that couple's hardship, they pitched in to buy them groceries." Shaun is heading to shore, so I go along to get back to "my" world the world of hiking and parkbenching. As I hike along the coast as the sun sets, I ponder on what I have experienced today. During my journeys ...
... Staccato beetles were playing in harmony as the giant bamboo groaned and creaked in the wind, the leaves rustling with hidden monkeys not showing their faces, as were parrots squawking as they flew up high. Attached to the trees were enormous balls of termite nests, bringing a shudder at the thought if one fell down on me. I also saw the nests of the Weaver birds dangling down, remembering a fascinating Attenborough programme on how they ...
... 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 ...
... Bay, Bloody Bay, Man O’War Bay and Pirates Bay in the morning en route to the top of the island. All of the bays were beautiful and most lined with Coconut trees to add to the Caribbean ambience. The roads were also good fun as they wind up and down over mountains offering great views along the way and adventurous cornering on the bike! Although I did have to be careful on the scooter – if I had my road bike then I definitely would have been flying round the corners! It ...
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