Panorama of MT. Irvine Beach and surroundings

  Located between the  villages of Buccoo and Blackrock. One of the beaches well suited for none experienced snorkeling. Nice corals and fish straight from the beach. The right hand side of the beach is the best known spot for wave surfing in Tobago.  

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Tobago has new weapon in the fight against weed

  As yet to be confirmed rumours suggest a radical approach to fighting weed in Tobago. The ongoing weed problem will be creatively dealt with. The weed  – which becomes to much for both tourism and local fishers – will be dealt with by Snoop Lion formerly known as Snoop Dog. Details will be revealed […]

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Travel Tobago – European Flags in Tobago

  History The fabled island of Tobago has a history of many flags, national and piratical. British seamen had reached the island as early as 1580. Not until 1591 was it explored by the Spaniards. The Dutch were much in evidence in the early 1620s and by 1629 the Spanish Governor of Trinidad and Guayana […]

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In need of sympathetic restoration | Trinidad Guardian – Mobile

Scarborough Court House… Published: Sunday, April 29, 2012 The first real organised governance of Tobago began when British Lt Governor Alexander Brown landed in King’s Bay on November 12, 1764, where he was greeted with a guard of honour. At the point in time, the capital was at Studley Park, in a settlement called Georgetown […]

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Repost : Changing the status quo on Sargassum Seaweed

by Lori Lee Lum, Community Education Officer, Information Centre Mounds of Sargassum seaweed at Little Rockly Bay, Tobago.  Photo courtesy Elspeth Duncan Beach-goers may be familiar with Sargassum, as the brown seaweed with the small berries that washes up along the shore thatthey like to pop between their fingers. Also known as Gulfweed, this marine […]

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Bacolet Beach

Bacolet is really an area for the long term / residing tourist. The area is full with villa’s and guesthouses owned or aimed at tourists. Houses are luxurious and local buildings are few in number. You either like it or not, – it’s pretty – but in my opinion it is not a representative view […]

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Back Bay Tobago

Located between Mt. Irvine and Black Rock there’s a bay that’s remote as can be in the more touristic part of Tobago. Maybe because it has a reputation of tourist being robbed here in the past, or because the entrance does not mark anything. (it’s not much more than a little track in between some […]

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Tobago Today now has a newsletter !

If you like this site and want to stay informed about what’s going on in Tobago or what’s to be done you can now subscribe to a newsletter. Don’t worry about overflowing mailboxes, the newsletter will only be send when there is enough interesting content. Probably a frequency of about 6 times a year to […]

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Pigeon Point April 2015

Waiting for the boats of the fishing tournament to come in we made some pictures at Pigeon Point. Unfortunately the catch of the first two days – at least the ones that weren’t released – wasn’t real impressive. So instead of pictures of the catch, some pictures of Pigeon Point. Tomorrow is the last day of the […]

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Summertime, Wintertime and Tobago time

Recently the clock in Europe was set from wintertime to summertime. One hour of difference which went quite unnoticed in Trinidad an Tobago. I had to think a few days if I still could call my relatives or if I would wake them up in the middle of the night. Besides from that Tobago time […]

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