Travel Blogs from Port of Spain
Pictures from Hypertravel: 100 Countries in 2 Years (Backpackers' Guide to the World and the Soul) by Hardie Karges, more info at http://hyper-travel.blogspot.com/
... menu as "sautéed
Checked out a panyard but, no pan, just some locals sat
around drinking beer, which could have been almost as entertaining. Popped into
the cemetery on the way back when I eventually found the entrance on Mahatma
Ghandi. A little oasis of calm in the middle of the city but surprisingly not
too many lavish tombs.
By then it was beer o’clock and the hammock on the veranda
was beckoning – a nice ...
... up with a proper guide. There was quite a collection of discarded
shoes at various points as well as other bits and bobs which occasionally
surface i.e. mastodon skeleton.
One advantage of being there in wet season is being able to
bathe in the sulphurous waters that form in the large crevices or the fresher
waters on the outskirts though these do not have the same supposed health
benefits. You’d expect with all that liquid asphalt that ...
... tourist beach for a dip in
the surf – plenty of lifeguards and red flags to indicate strong undertow – the
former obviously made the latter not an issue as everyone was swimming where
the red flags were!
As ever, timing of maxi taxis is crucial – they only run
when full so you have to choose wisely – try and take one too early, like I
did, an no-one has finished their POS shopping and is not ...
The flight is only 50 minutes which is why find it hard to believe they offer beverage service in coach. With the numbers of people it seems they zip the beverage cart up the aisle, go back down the aisle tossing a small cup full of a beverage at those that wish to have one, zip back up the aisle with the trash cart, and then one final pass by to grab the empty cups. The way people toss their heads and drinks back ...