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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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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More waterfalls / Castara

Looking at the tourists map for Tobago there are a few waterfalls indicated. These are actually just some of the waterfalls that can be found in Tobago. I found this out with some friends who wanted to go to the waterfall in Castara. Looking on the map nowhere to be found. After a guarantee from a local […]

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Repost : Top 10 fishing trips and seafood restaurants in Tobago

Fish is at the very heart of Tobagonian life, and there are plenty of places to tuck into freshly-caught seafood, watch the boats come in or even try your hand at fishingGo rock fishingMany of Tobago's coves and beaches are separated by outcrops harbouring rock pools and forming barriers where frothy breakers crash. At low […]

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Repost : Castara gets community tourism project:

Press release from Division of Tourism and Transportation: Secretary of Tourism and Transportation has announced in Berlin, Germany that her Division is about to embark project that will see the community of Castara receiving enhanced benefits from community and responsible tourism. The Secretary revealed that the project is designed to ensure that going forward communities […]

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The Caribbean History Archives (2011)

            THURSDAY, 25 AUGUST 2011 Tobago Stories Tobago possesses a fascination that has drawn people to it for close upon five hundred years. In myth and in recorded history, in stories told and in very old books, one finds all sorts of curious references. Historian Jack Archibald said to me […]

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Who caught my fish ? Business plan starting in Tobago

repost of : http://nonabrooklyn.com/who-caught-my-fish-sea-to-table-wants-to-introduce-you-to-your-fisherman/#.VOvpCPmG_3M “We use local, organic ingredients as often as possible” For today’s discerning diners, that once-reassuring line on a menu doesn’t cut it anymore.  It seems like it’s almost de rigeur for new-school Brooklyn restaurants to reserve a spot on their menus to proudly name the farms from which they source their meats, […]

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Top 10 outdoor activities in Tobago

reposted from http://www.tripulous.com/2013/10/top-10-outdoor-activities-in-tobago/   Tracy Assing October 1, 2013 Top 10 outdoor activities in Tobago Tobago’s lush interior offers adventure, while along the coast you can ride, join in local cricket and football matches or take part in the whacky sport of crab racing, says Tracy Assing Go goat and crab racing in Buccoo Thousands head for […]

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