Travel Blogs from Port of Spain
... read socialism) in Venezuela, just seven miles away by sea, had resulted in massive immigration to Trinidad by Spanish speaking Venezuelans, to the point that a significant percentage of the island's population is now Spanish speaking. There is some political discussion going on about declaring the island to be officially bilingual in English and Spanish. Well, good luck with that, but I am not sure where that leaves those whose home tongue is Hindi or Urdu.
... point out birds , snakes and caiman in the mango groves. There were also iguanas and mud skippers which were harder to spot.
He had eyes like a hawk that spotted the slightest movement long before we could and was very knowledgeable about all wildlife here.
The snakes wind themselves around the branches and are camouflaged so well the birds think they are landing on a ...
The big problem with these traditional houses is the thin
non-insulated walls that don’t reach the ceiling and the boards that run
through from one room to another – this means you can see and feel every
movement of your neighbour – in my case it was a very heavy footed guy who was
ill and had to get up every 25 mins thoughout the night to puke – his
thunderous run to throw up and the ...
... to see something new for the day. And that goal was accomplished. We felt satisfied with our choice for the day, instead of being herded about from one tourist location to another; we did a walk about on streets less traveled by.
On returning to King’s Wharf, we again passed by the tent full of small stand selling a multitude of items that would ensure we would remember Port of Spain. At one of the booths , we noticed the lady that had sold us a ...
... island. This man single-handedly took building materials on his bicycle from where he lived on the island to the sea where he built up the land using low tide. The temple sat on a narrow piece of land jutting out to the ocean. We walked out to the temple and then around it; we could smell incense coming from inside the temple and enjoyed the view of pelicans perched on small boats docked nearby.
We went to lunch at a restaurant in ...
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Other places to stay in Port of Spain
76B Ariapita Road, Port of Spain | Villafrom $80