Royal Palm Suite Hotel
Travel Blogs from Maraval
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 ...
... and spent the evening turtle watching! It's now the end of season, so we were very lucky to see a 5 foot female leatherback turtle lay her eggs on the beach. It was breathtaking, something that I won't forget for a long time. We also got to hold a ridiculously small newborn turtle too. Tonight we're relaxing at Stefan's house before setting off to Tobago tomorrow! Travelling is back up and ...
I know that this is a travel log, but I have to express my feelings about using blogs in my classroom. I find it a fascinating experiences and a bit anxious that I am sharing information to such a wide audience. I don't know who would respond to my blog. I can well imagine my students' experiences when they start their blogs on a novel that they are studying. My Form Four literature class ...
Some of the appeal of being in a small rural village is that it reminds us of what things were like back home maybe forty of fifty years ago! It is usual to see lots of people riding in the back of pick up trucks and several kids on one bike with no helmets. The concept of personal responsibility is still alive and well...there is no real concern about people driving without insurance and you sure don't see any life preservers on any of the boats for ...