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PARADISE       FOUND!!

A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR THE LOST PARADISE.SOME POOR FOLKS HAVE NOT FOUND IT. OTHERS LIKE ME CAN CONSIDER THEMSELVES VERY LUCKY.

THE UNFORTUNATE FOLKS WHO HAVE NOT FOUND IT NEED NOT REMAIN IN THEIR STATE, SINCE I WILL ATTEMPT TO GIVE THEM DIRECTION TO FIND PARADISE.

IF YOU WERE LOOKING FOR PARADISE BY NAME. THAT WAS YOUR DOWNFALL... WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR WAS THE NAME 'TOBAGO'

TOBAGO (SISTER ISLAND OF TRINIDAD) IS JUST OFF THE EASTERN COAST OF TRINIDAD. AN AREA OF 300 SQ.KM. POPULATION 50,000 OF AFRICAN, EAST INDIAN AND CAUCASIAN DESCENDANTS.THE MAIN LANGUAGE HERE IS ENGLISH

THE $TT DOLLAR IS USED ALTHOUGH MOST MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE ISLAND

THE TEMPERATURE AVERAGES ABOUT 30DEG CELCIUS.

EVERY YEAR AROUND FEBRUARY/MARCH THERE IS THE NATIONAL CARNIVAL CELEBRATION WHICH HAS LONG BEEN ACCLAIMED AS AN INTERNATIONAL EVENT AND IS TELEVISED VIA SATELLITE ON THE DAYS OF THE ACTUAL EVENT.

MOST OF THE COUNTRY'S MUSIC: SOCA,CALYPSO,CHUTNEY,STEELBAND,TASSA DRUMMING CAN BE HEARD AROUND THIS TIME WHEN BANDS TAKE TO THE STREETS.

THERE IS THE ANNUAL 'GREAT RACE' HELD THE END OF JULY THIS EVENT ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL SPEED BOAT RACERS COMPETING FOR LUCRATIVE PRIZES.

THE TOBAGO HERITAGE FESTIVAL: MID JULY TO BEGINNING OF AUGUST IS AN EVENT THAT FOCUSES ON THE WAY TOBAGONIANS USED TO BE IN THE DAYS GONE BY. WHILE MAKING THE USE OF MODERN INSTRUMENT AND INSIGHTS.

ONE OF THE MAIN RESOURCES OF THE ISLAND IS TOURISM

THE COST BETWEEN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO IS US10 DOLLARS BY BOAT

THE COST BY AIRPLANE IS US35 DOLLARS RETURN

THE AIRPORT IS EQUIPPED TO ACCOMMODATE AIRCRAFT LIKE THE DCIO OR L1011 AND HAS MOST FACILITIES TO OFFER TO TOURIST.


THE ISLAND IS SERVICED BY SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL AS WELL AS SOME LOCAL AIRLINES.

BRITISH AIRWAYS

LIAT

EXCEL AIRLINES

LAUDA AIR

MARTIN AIR

CARIBBEAN STAR

VIRGIN ATLANTIC

Caribbean Airlines( National Carrier)

CONDOR AIRLINES


VISITORS LEAVING THE COUNTRY MUST PAY A DEPARTURE TAX OF $100TT COLLECTED BY THE AIRLINES. CITIZENS OVER AGE 60 EXEMPTED (US$1=TT$6.30) BANKING MON TO THU 0800- 1400 FRI O8OO TO 1200 AND 1500 TO 1700 (SUBJECT TO CENTRAL BANK'S DISCRETION) SHOPPING MON TO SAT 0800 TO 1600

HOSPITAL 24 HOUR SERVICE

MOST OF THE ISLAND'S HOTELS ARE CLOSE TO THE AIRPORT, THE SEA, AND THE MAIN TOWN; SCARBOROUGH.

GRAFTON RESORT

COCO REEF RESORT

KARIWAK VILLAGE HOLISTIC HAVEN & HOTEL

TOBAGO HILTON RESORT

ROVANNEL'S RESORT

CROWN POINT BEACH HOTEL


SOME OF THE GUEST HOUSES ON THE ISLAND
AINSGLEN GUEST HOUSE
CONRADO INN
GLENVILLE email or call 1(868)639 8431
COCRICO INN

SOME PLACES OF INTEREST IN THE ISLAND

FORT KING GEORGE
FORT GRANBY
MOUNT IRVINE GOLF COURSE
WITCH'S GRAVE,Golden Lane
MYSTERY TOMBSTONE,Plymouth
TOBAGO MUSEUM,Fort King George,Scarborough
BOOTANIC GARDEN, Scarborough
BUCCOO REEF
STORE BAY,Crown Point


CAR RENTALS AND TAXI SERVICES

AUTO RENTALS

RATTAN'S CAR RENTAL
ROLLOCKS CAR RENTALS


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HERE IS A RECIPE FOR A LOCAL DISH YOU CAN FIND ANYWHERE IN TOBAGO

GOAT AN' DUMPLIN'


1LB GOAT,3COCONUTS GRATED,3TABLE SPOON CURRY POWDER,1 OZ GALIC,1 ONION, 5ML SALT (TO TASTE), 1/4 CUP OIL, 1 LB FLOUR (FOR DOUGH)
METHOD
PLACE OIL IN POT HEAT AND ADD GALIC,CURRY POWDER, ONION SALT 2-3 MINUTES UNTIL SLIGHTLY BROWN. ADD GOAT AND MILK FROM GRATED COCONUTS BOIL FOR APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR. SERVE WITH DUMPLIN (DOUGH) WHICH SHOULD BE BOILED FOR 30 MINUTES.


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