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... them - good news indeed. We spent so much time here and traffic was so chaotic that we had to abandon plans of taking me to a popular beach if I was to get back to the ship on time. A quick picture stop at a lookout over the Port of Spain cityscape, a stop for a local beer and back to the port. Goodbyes to Sati and Lynda, many thank you's from me for their hospitality and gifts of a hat, bracelet and traditional Trinidad fruitcake and I left with promises to meet ...
We had yet another early morning, with a 5am departure for the airport. It is a long drive away to the Georgetown airport, and it was good to get there early. We had coffee and watched the sunrise. The flight was on-time…and this time, we had big international seats. It was a bit pointless for the 50 minute trip, but it gave me a sense of what business class on Caribbean Air must be like. ...
... at the KFC next door before joining the scrum to get back on the bus
Decided to take a stroll into the Woodford suburb where the
smarter bars, restaurants & hotels are but dead mid afternoon on a Sat –
plumped for some local Caribbean food, jerk chicken at Irie Bites – there was
no bite whatsoever in the jerk and no garlic in the garlic sauce – what a cop
out. Menu pointlessly confusing – plantain & cassava were ...
... to be willing to stop for pedestrians. Standing there on the edge of this racetrack like highway, thoughts of staying in the terminal were starting to pass thru our minds when a slight opening occurred in the traffic. A local resident that was also crossing the street made a mad dash across the street racing for the safety of the sidewalk on the far side of the road. Luckily we were able to keep up with his mad dash and we were soon safely standing on the far ...
... we were the first ones to board the plane. Just before they closed the door, Leslie and I were able to move up one row to an exit row. It is amazing how much comfort that little bit of extra leg room adds to the flight.
At about 10:15 we took off, heading out over Venezuelan air space. Just as they started beverage service we got into some turbulence. Thankfully it did not last too long.
As the flight ...