Trinidad

Tobago

Trinidad is nice but Tobago is Paradise!
That’s´ what everyone says… and we think it is true. We rented an apartment in a little village called Black Rock. The beach here is called Stone Haven Bay and a really beautiful place. Our apartment was at one end of the beach and had a direct entrance to the beach. Beside a dive shop, a bar, and some cottages, there is not much around. If you just want to spend your days on the beach and relax, you can get here with a taxi. But if you want to get around, e.g. go to the food market and check out the island with its many other beautiful beaches, it’s a good idea to rent a car. At least, that’s what we did.

 

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Trinidad

Arriving in Trinidad at the evening of Panorama – which is one the pre-events of the Trinidad carnival and the big final competition of all the steel pan bands – we had to take a Taxi into town, because weekends and holidays there is no public bus or other options. The taxi drove us to a friends house in St. James where we stayed. Our friend is a real Rasta and has lots of Rasta friends in his community. As soon as we got there, everyone was already waiting for us, we went to Savannah to see the competition. In other words our introduction to Trinidad was full in and a jump into cold water, but it was amazing!

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