Flowers and Plants of Trinidad and Tobago #2

This post is part 2 of 3 on the flowers and plants of Trinidad and Tobago. Please see part 1 post to find out more about the terrain that enables the diversity of plant life on the islands (link to part 1 is located at the bottom of this post). The photos in this post…

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Temple in the Sea – Trinidad

The Temple in the Sea is located in the town of Waterloo which is about an hour and 30 minute drive from Port of Spain. The Hindu temple was built on an artificial island in the Barrancones Bay and is connected to the mainland by a small man-made walkway. Being completely surrounded by water makes…

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The Great Race – Trinidad and Tobago

The Great Race is one of the world’s longest continuously running offshore speedboat races. The race began in 1969 and this year’s race on August 17th will be the 51st consecutive year of the race. The race begins in the Gulf of Paria near Port of Spain, Trinidad. It makes its way across the North…

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Flowers and Plants of Trinidad and Tobago #1

Trinidad and Tobago is a dual island Caribbean nation that is the southernmost island in the West Indies. The islands are tropical and the terrain ranges from mountains with the highest point being at 1800 feet to swamps at sea level. With this dramatic range in terrain it enables a substantial variety of plant life…

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Port of Spain Performing Arts Center – Trinidad and Tobago

Sometimes I will see a building that is iconic in its architecture. The Port of Spain Performing Arts Center is one of those buildings. My first thought when I saw this building is that it is a futuristic version of the Sydney Opera House. While the Sydney Opera House was designed to resemble a ship’s…

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