TripAdvisor Reviews Shalom Guesthouse Port of Spain
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... nights sleep in 5 weeks, the lull and bobbing perfect. She looks fabulous! the lady has had her make over, polished and manicured with new canvas clothes to boot. TLC well deserved after taking care of us. Shame the heads and generator have now packed up.... 30th- cheerio to Ingrid and Roman with a farewell drink, who fly to London and then Anna and Rob return to Holland for a couple of months. Wistful and can't wait till I fly home. 1st August - Emancipation Day.( ...
The day started quite early as is always the case when leaving Guyana. My flight was the 05:35 Caribbean Air flight. Normally the motor pool driver would pick me up at about 02:30 or a little earlier. Today, there was another person leaving, so they talked me into a 03:00 pick up. The driver and the other passenger arrived at 02:50. As the driver was loading my luggage he told me we had to pick up one other couple. That got my ...
... on business.
We caught-up and had lunch aboard. It really was a most enjoyable interlude.
Then there were two unexpected ‘bonuses’.
The first was the big Steel Drum/Pan competition that is part of the build-up for Carnaval in Trinidad. It was on today so June offered to take us. It takes part in the Queen’s Park Savannah and is set-up just like Carnaval in Rio with each band ‘strutting and ...
... way from London to Trinidad for only £275 each and stay for a few days before continuing with the same airline to Georgetown for another £100 each - a comparative bargain! The added bonus was that we have friends to visit in Trinidad and it´s nice to have a few days to relax on the beach at the start of the trip. The only downside was that we missed out on French Guiana and Suriname, but we´ll just have to save them for another trip.
We spent a lot of time researching on ...
... us to LA for one night, then across the Pacific, and the International Date line, to Auckland, New Zealand. Closer to Australia than we have been since March.
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VISA INFO: We were required to pay a visa waiver fee of 62 US dollars each (800 T&T total)