Trade Winds Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Refrigerator in room
- Conference facilities
- Swimming pool
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... of the rock making up the hill. One was a medium grey, fine grained, mudstone sedimentary layer. Over-riding that layer was a cream coloured, coarse sandstone. This layer almost was the undoing of the hill, because it was perfect for use in construction. By the late 1970's almost three quarters of the hill had been quarried, resulting in a citizens reaction calling for a ban on further despoilment.
Today a road leads up to park area featuring fine views ...
... to the harbour and then up to the cliffs for a view across the bay and over to Buccoo Reef. At the top of the cliffs I also noticed a small spot which you could climb down into a secluded bay – so I took on the challenge and was rewarded with my own private beach leading on to crystal blue waters and good snorkelling! About 60m out there was also a rocky outcrop called Wolf Rock so I spent the morning snorkelling around the area and saw a huge Barracuda for my troubles. The birds ...
... didn't go wild with it. People also put it in their beer.
My daily routine consisted of getting up sort of early, between 7-8, because the sun wakes you up starting a bit before 6. I would get some cereal and my book and head out to the front porch and read in the hammock for a few hours or until I fell asleep. Around noon the science nerds would trickle out for lunch and we would take an afternoon excursion.
One of these excursions was a trip to see the oil ...
... of Trinidad called San Fernando. Participants were delighted with the delicious selection of rice, beans, fish, chicken, salad, and above all the ice cream which appeared to be simple vanilla but which turned out to be made with coconut milk, creating a flavor that was subtle yet sweet. After lunch we visited the Wildfowl Trust, a bird sanctuary located in the heart of an oil refinery. After driving through the refinery we entered what really ...
... no alcohol on the premises). We did find the outdoor vegetable/fruit market.
One thing which was disappointing to us was that we were originally slated to visit Scarborough in Tobago but supposedly that had to change because of the necessity of gassing up the ship for our journey into the Amazon.