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/
... Selarium and no clothes just a towel to absorb the river. We can't use our showers, sinks or toilets..... Back to camping and the walk to the shower blocks! A welcome respite after the hard work is the on-site Zanzibar. Air conditioned and glasses out the freezer for the cold beer, knocked down with a potion of the most amazing chips I've ever had, with mayonnaise of course! It is also very very cheap. £1.80 half litre of local lager and ...
... same old spiel,
going over a bit again word for word too!
However the pitch lake was definitely worth a visit – like
nothing I’ve seen or sensed before! The water pockets, pushed up by the rising
asphalt were quite disconcerting – just a jet of hot liquid splashing on you,
feeling and sounding worryingly like a mini eruption. Most of the central bit
has quite a lot of give but knowing which bits are still liquid is vital, hence
... that were so american, but there were other bits that looked a little island style ghetto.... I honestly have no idea what I was expecting, and it was dark, but I quickly realised that I was not in "Kansas" anymore. I was also a little worried on the trip about the hotel. I had never been in contact with them myself, and I was worried about whether I had a reservation at all, if they knew that I was coming so late, if anyone would be there to let me in ...
... to be wild fires. Every now and then we would see large flames leap up to the sky. With the proximity of homes, this reminded me of the fires in Colorado Springs last summer, just on a smaller scale. By nightfall we could no longer see the flames.
For dinner we walked about two blocks to the cinema complex. The theater was fairly large with ten screens. We did not wish to see a movie, we just made our way through ...