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Trinidad and Tobago Summary

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

I had read in my lonely planet that you could catch a ferry from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago and I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to visit the Caribbean. And it was going to be nice to be in an English speaking country again for a short while. I highly rate T&T. A friend […]

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Trinidad to Venezuela

Friday, June 26th, 2009

On the ferry I befriended a young American girl who is going to Venezuela to do her thesis on oil and it’s effects on Venezuelan politics. As it was her first time in Venezuela I showed her the ropes. Where to buy her bus ticket (someone’s house), where to change money (bookshop), where to have […]

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Pulled up by the Police

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

On the way to catch the ferry we were pulled up by the police for turning left between 6:30-8:30am. Pretty much everyone missed the road sign. Everyone got away with a warning after one of the women started crying about how unfair it was. I would be pretty happy if this was the only time […]

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T&T The Video

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Mostly the turtles with a lizard and a bit of goat racing at the end.

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Liming in Tobago

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

The word lime is used to describe partying in TnT which we did at the Sunday School in Tobago. Though it is a bit like being back in time as all the songs seem to be islandised remakes. As well as getting in some beach time we went diving, bird watching, watched goat racing, and […]

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Turtles and Trinidad

Monday, June 15th, 2009

We spent one week in Trinidad and one week in Tobago. In Trinidad we visited Pitch Lake, one of three bitumen lakes in the world and where they mine 250 tonnes of bitumen a day which is exported and used in making roads all over the world. A mangrove swamp tour to see hundreds of […]

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Cost of the Ferry between Venezuela and Trinidad

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

I just arrived in Trinidad where Steve is meeting me for a two week holiday, within a break, within a trip. I know it is a hard life. But necessary for my bike trip as he is bringing over some custom earplugs as my ones are broken and I can’t do the rest of my […]

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