Travel Blogs from Port of Spain
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... He told us the tire was not completely flat, so he was going to drive back to the embassy and switch vehicles.
Off we went! Luckily it is only about two miles from where we were.
When we arrived at the embassy, the driver parked the Suburban in front. He walked into the compound to get another vehicle while we stayed outside. By this time the left front tire was completely flat. We removed our bags and waited. ...
... an exit row was completely empty. I asked if we could switch to those seats, but I was told no. There was some sort of a problem with the exit window. The flight attendant did offer the row in front of the exit row. It was completely empty too.
Leslie and I switched. As soon as we did, the lady that had been seated beside Leslie, had her friend come sit with her. As soon as ...
... was lovely and we behaved like tourists having sunbeds on the beach for a few days. We hired a car with some friends and toured the island and found a place called Englishman's Bay. It was deserted apart from the lady who sold us fish and chips for lunch on the beach one day……King fish and Tuna - not quite the same as at home!
The fish we saw whilst snorkelling were amazing and so colourful and we have got many good memories to take ...