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Rishi Sankar is a Cloud HRMS Project Manager/ Solution Architect. Over the past 15+ years, he has managed to combine his overwhelming wanderlust with a desire to stay employed, resulting in continuing stints with 3 major consulting firms (IBM, Deloitte, Accenture). He documents his adventures around the world on "Ah Trini Travelogue" with pictures and stories from the road/tuk-tuk/camel/rickshaw. You can follow him on Twitter at @rishiray and on Facebook at "Ah Trini Travelogue . He doesn't like Chicken Curry but loves Curry Chicken and is always trying to find the perfect Trinidadian roti on the road. He also doesn't like cheese and kittens ... and definitely not together. E-mail from his blog is appreciated like a 35 yr old Balvenie at [email protected]

August, 2013

  • 25 August

    Meet George of Souris

    Driving through PEI, we’ve seen a lot of very unique mailboxes along the way, in fact I was thinking about documenting “The Mailbox Trail” of PEI. We’ve seen so many unique mailboxes that I almost became a little “mailboxed out”, in the same way I’ve gotten “Templed out” in Cambodia and Thailand or “Waterfalled Out” in Iceland or “Ruined Out” …

  • 23 August

    Driving the North Cape Coastal Drive, PEI

    The North Cape Coastal Drive is home to some of the most breath-taking vistas on Prince Edward Island – a picturesque place where rolling emerald hills give way to rugged red cliffs, and winding dirt roads lead to pristine sandy beaches. If you’ve seen their ads or this video, it really doesn’t give it justice when you see it. As …

  • 22 August

    Digging for Dinner : Going Clam Digging in PEI

    I don’t know why it took me this long to get to Prince Edward Island or “PEI” but I love it there. It’s not the rolling hills, sand dunes, quiet beaches, excellent photography, great food or super friendly people that I instantly loved … it’s the fact that it reminds me of Trinidad in the late 80’s and 90’s … …

  • 21 August

    Wednesday Photo Nights #22 : Wedding Reception in Convento de las Capuchinas – Table Settings

    As the second part of the our wedding celebrations, we had our guests move from San Jose el Viejo and had the Wedding Reception in Convento de las Capuchinas. The Church and Convent of Capuchinas is a notable convent and church in Antigua, Guatemala. It is one of the finest examples of an 18th-century convent in Guatemala. The venue is …

  • 17 August

    How to spend 12 hours in Prince Edward Island

    If you’re looking for a quick way to spend 12 hours in Prince Edward Island, here are my suggestions: If you’re lucky enough to be here in August on the right day, then Saucer Parade for an hour. (9:30am – 10:30am) Drive the central coast, on your way to dig for clams (10:30am – Noon) Meet up Ron Perry and …

  • 17 August

    Wednesday Photo Nights #21 : Meet and Greet at Fridas in Antigua

    As part of the wedding week, we did our second Meet and Greet at Fridas, which is a very popular bar on Arc Street in Antigua. If you’re going drinking in Antigua, it’s almost inevitable that one night will be dedicated to eating or drinking on Arc Street … it’s Antigua’s most touristy strip. It’s also where you go for …

  • 16 August

    Driving from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island … I’ve now visited all the Canadian Provinces

    Canada is huge … in fact, Canada is the second largest country in the world. Here’s some interesting Canadian travel facts that might interest some Trinis For the single men …  for every 100 men, Canada has 104 women … while in Trinidad, for every 10o men, there are 94.5 women … What!!! The provinces where the imbalance is greatest …

  • 16 August

    Foodie Porn … Wedding Tastings in Antigua Guatemala

    Prepping for a wedding is just a steaming, stinking pile of stress. When one plans a ridiculous one week adventure wedding in a different country, you’re going to run into a lot of issues that require resolution. Combine this with someone who is ridiculously particular about his food and this generally leads to some type of disaster. If you think …

  • 15 August

    Wednesday Photo Nights #20 : Ceremony at San Jose el Viejo, Guatemala

    Here continues the photo blog for our wedding … I thought I was being a bit self indulgent with my pre-ceremony posting, but I’ve gotten so many positive notes and comments from my readers, so I’m just going with it. It also helps to have some great pictures to post … so here is part 1 of our ceremony at …

  • 14 August

    Wednesday Photo Nights #19 : Pre-Ceremony at San Jose el Viejo, Guatemala

    Today’s post is a special one with the wedding highlights from the pre-ceremony at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua, Guatemala. It’s a bit self indulgent, but it has to do with travelling and incorporating travel into one’s life … so I figured why not … the photography isn’t half bad either.