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Semana Santa Antigua Guatemala 2015 … Good Friday is done

It’s 8pm and the drums are still going. If you’re looking to sleep during Semana Santa in Antigua Guatemala … you’re looking in the wrong place. At least, our accommodations aren’t in the middle of the preparations or celebrations, but the cymbals and drums are !@$$! annoying, especially since they aren’t very good. This is really the first time, I’ve …

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Trini Penguin Power Picture Post #MissionCurryPenguin

If you’re looking for Penguin Pictures, then this is another post for you. These are some of the common expedition pictures from the cruise … Trini Penguin all the way Here’s a bunch of human penguins huddled up! OK  … here’s a Kayaking picture in Antarctica … I had to post this one.

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A Trini at the Church at the Bottom of the World

The Russians are a hardy, tough people … and they obviously love their god and religion. When I think about the Russians building churches in the frozen ridiculousness of Siberia, I give them total ‘props” on being able on their history of building its churches and monasteries in inhospitable places. However, only the best of the best can rival Trinity …

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Antarctica Cruise = 53/100 on my Hillman Wonders list

For many of you who follow this Trini’s blog, you’ll know that my first source of travel inspiration was the Hillman Wonders website. There wasn’t anything super special about the list … I even wrote an open letter to Howard Hillman about the low placement of Trinidad … still didn’t get a response. One would think that with no response …

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Machu Picchu = 52/100 on my Hillman Wonders list

For many of you who follow this Trini’s blog, you’ll know that my first source of travel inspiration was the Hillman Wonders website. There wasn’t anything super special about the list … I even wrote an open letter to Howard Hillman about the low placement of Trinidad … still didn’t get a response. One would think that with no response …

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How to spend 24 hours in Aguas Calientes Peru

24 hours in Aguas Calientes Peru : Aguas Calientes is the jump off point for any trip to Machu Picchu – there is no avoiding it. Aguas Calientes is also a poster child for everything that can go wrong with a tourist boom. With Machu Picchu beckoning behind the hills, you know that it means a lot of tourist foot …

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Wednesday Photo Nights #14 : The walled city of Khiva

Walking through Khiva feels a bit contrived and artificial. The place looks like they lifted it from a movie set – it’s UNESCO money done right. The city looks fantastic, and when you compare it to the squalor that surrounds the town – it makes the comparison even starker. When you get in at night and I do recommend that …

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Travel PSA : My 90th country is going to be the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”

“I’m going to be the first Trinidadian to visit “Garbage Patch” … Travel is all cool and stuff, but sometimes one’s travel will take them to places that never once existed. Magical lands of fairies, superheroes and diapers. In my first public service announcement, I’d like to announce that I’m going to be the first Trinidadian to visit “Garbage Patch” …

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