The Emerald Apartments & Plaza
Travel Blogs from Trinidad
... to the Waterloo Temple (6tt$) (Temple in the Sea
as many locals know it to distinguish it from numerous other local temples).
It may once have been an idyllic spot with views back to POS
but now boasts a concrete causeway and a very uninspiring little temple.
Couldn’t even see them burning anyone though one of yesterday’s was still
smoking! Had gone past one yesterday on the bus – quite a lavish shindig and at
least 2 corpes judging ...
... the only brand available in the local supermarket is ***** so I’m
sticking to the instant for now.
Too tired to undertake the planned trip so decided to head
to the beach – Maracas Bay is the best one within “easy” striking distance of
POS. It was a pleasant stroll around the market trying to find where the
appropriate maxi taxi there departed from – when I did, I discovered it would
... Lemon’ and also helped me get a taxi to my guesthouse – en route we also stopped to pick up some of the best chicken and noodles I have ever had! A huge piece of chicken marinated in lovely BBQ sauce and accompanied by a massive pile of tasty noodles – just what the Doctor ordered after all of my flights! I stayed at Fish Tobago Guesthouse, which is run by a really nice guy called Brendon, who is also friends with the famous ‘Lemon’ who everybody seems ...
... out. He has his ticket so we know that he’s actually going. Here’s hoping that we all get to go soon.
We hired a driver and Robynn and I are off to shop today for her birthday. This should be pretty interesting / scary. Let’s hope that he doesn’t sell us off as a novelty…..two blonde white folk for sale.
Miss everyone TONS……
... the opportunity go on a few tours. Mostly mine were for shopping and stocking up. Ellis visited the Asa Wright Bird Sanctuary for a second time and the Caroni Swamp where the beautiful Scarlet Ibis come to roost every evening. We all signed up to visit some “Mas Camps” and “Pan Yards”. The Mas camps (short for Masquerade) are where they create the incredibly beautiful costumes for Mardi Gras. One yard that we went to was in the process ...