Travel Blogs from Port of Spain
... the park and sunset, with lots of
birdsong and later, bat song.
Sunday is probably not the best day to travel especially on public transport, but given the rip off the local taxis are to the airport, just had to make sure I left in time. Flagging one down to get to the bus station and then finding the correct maxi taxi to the junction near the airport went fine. The problem is always the route taxis, identifying one in the first place – I just wave at any ...
... taxi from right outside the bus station (not where nor as described in the
guidebook – no need to head to or stop in La Brea either). Authorised guides
now wearing red shirts but so too are the canny touts – they will approach
whereas the authorised guys sit in the shade waiting to be allocated the next
punter. My unlucky guide (30tt$ per person) was not happy about getting a solo
tight person and made it very obvious – he just rattled ...
... 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 ...
... looking for a restaurant. We settled on Trader Jack's Island Bar and Grill.
We opted to sit inside since it was a little cooler. The first thing we asked for were two big glasses of ice water. We were both dying of thirst. Once our thirst was quenched we switched to a glass of Malbec. It was from the Trapiche vineyards of Argentina. I could see how Malbec could replace Merlot as our favorite.
We both ...
... happily tucked up in our king size bed by nightfall!
A walk in daylight around the area took us to a supermarket for some food supplies, so we can eat less expensively and more healthily, and to sight see the Botanical Gardens and the Presidential Palace. We engaged our friendly driver to take us for a trip to see the National Emblem, the Scarlet Ibis at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. This entailed a 2 hour boat trip into ...
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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
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