Caribbean

hmmm… what a long weekend in Punta Cana…..

Well the last couple days here have been what I expected. So pretty much some Sand, Sea and tons of good food and liquor. Here were our digs at Amanda’s place Typical island upscale condos… So after meeting up D* and Amanda, we proceeded to polish off a bottle of Mango Vodka with her Amanda’s boyfriend after having lunch of …

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Finally getting to Punta Cana… a day later on transit….

Whew… well I’m finally on the flight to Punta Cana. Note that I am NOT on the plane as yet, but the flight was not cancelled due to weather in the Dominican Republic. Tropical Storm Fay seems to be just screwing with me really but it is just one of many travel related delays I have seemed to endure in …

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Carnival Sunday in Moka….$800 for a ticket, really?!!?

Man to tell you how inflation and demand has allowed promoters to assrape people into buying tickets for this fete! Over the year the price of Moka tickets has skyrocketed!!! 2004 : $300 2005 : $400 2006 : $600 2006 : $750 2008 : $800 This fete is exactly the same thing over the last 5 years. The food is …

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So in Trinidad.. we fete…latest fete was the Tribe Ignite Fete

So really when you get to Trinidad, there are a couple things we Trinis are amongst the World Experts in. Some advanced Trini topics would be Liming / Feteing Carnival Wining Food Learning to drive without dying while going at 190 km/h on a potholed road Anyways so after a long, long drive all day to Manzanilla Beach in bad …

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Got home to Trinidad… anyone wanna have lunch???

So Sal and I finally got to Trinidad from Toronto and Cancun respectively. Of course, his flight gets in on time and my flight is about two hours delayed. Long wait for those guys so of course my dad and the persian get acquainted. We got home and had a nice dinner : Sada roti, Bodi and Aloo with Curry …

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Carnival 2008 – Planning : Ongoing

Gentlemen: Contact numbers in Trinidad Home in Chaguanas : 868-665-5163 (Home) Mom’s Cell : 868-461-6236 Beena Bhawansingh’s : 868-759-7860 Trinidad travel providers from Toronto Titan Tours http://www.titantours.com/ Toronto to Trinidad (Return) http://www.titantours.com/YYZPOSCD.htm Sal, if you look at the Jan 30 – Feb 13 dates it is 559+125= $684 return in Trinidad. However, I will be coming back on the Sunday …

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Nights in Tortola…and maybe a nice commute…

Sometimes we forget how nice, things are in our neck of the woods. For instance, while people in the Islands will complain about the work, the people and the slow pace of progress; there are some amazing things that one can take for granted i.e. A cool night breeze with the smell of the ocean Clear nights drinking good rum …

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