Trinidad Trips to Tobago
Trinidad Trips to Tobago
Tobago’s beauty is not just appreciated by foreigners.
Her beauty is also greatly appreciated and utilized by her sister island Trinidad as well.
Tobago’s bounty is shared with all and her big sister, Trinidad, makes ample use of it.
Visits to Tobago from Trinidad are increasing in popularity.
Trips from Trinidad are for many reasons such as:
- For short vacations
- As a holiday resort
- For weekend getaways
- For daily travel
- For day excursions
Trinidad use Tobago For short vacations
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Although they are sister islands of the same nation, Trinidad and Tobago are dissimilar in many ways.
Any differences, though, only act to compliment the other island and make for a more perfect union.
Whereas Trinidad is bustling with activities, Tobago is laid back and peaceful.
Trinidad Trips to Tobago for short vacations are increasing because Tobago beckons with:
- Its welcoming beaches and water sports
- Hikes in it’s forest reserve, with its more than 200 species of native birds
- Just pure R&R - Rest and Relaxation: For instance
- Just lazing about on the pristine beaches while
- enjoying the gentle sea breeze or
- having the playful waves come up just far enough to lick at your feet before retreating
- Then after enjoying your own slice of paradise, you get up, rinse off and head back to Trinidad
Trinidad use Tobago For weekend getaways
Another reason for Trinidad Trips to Tobago is because Tobago has become the weekend getaway for Trinidad.
The distance between the two islands is only 22 miles from the closest points.
Traveling between the two islands is much faster than getting from one point on each island to many other points on the same island.
The trips are really fast and inexpensive. The link between the two islands is by air and by sea.
The government of this oil-rich nation pretty much subsidizes both the air and sea passages.
Air Bridge Link Between Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad Trips to Tobago is quick and easy because of the frequent flights between the islands.
Caribbean Airlines, the state sponsored airlines provides the air link between the two islands.
The fare is only US$24 and the service runs from very early in the morning to late at night.
The flight between the two islands only takes 15 to 20 minutes from Piarco Airport in Trinidad to Crown Point Airport in Tobago.
Sea Link Between Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Ferry
Trinidad Trips to Tobago are also facilitated with an efficient and inexpensive fast ferry service.
The ferry service is run by the GSS (Government Shipping Service) of Trinidad and Tobago.
The twice daily fast island ferry between the two islands makes the crossing in only 3 hrs.
One Ferry Leaves each port - Port-of-Spain in Trinidad and Scarborough in Tobago - in the morning and one leaves in the evening.
Therefore a person can take a ferry in the morning from one island to the other and do the return trip in the evening.
Daily Commute Between Trinidad and Tobago
In fact many people make the Trinidad Trips to Tobago daily.
A good example of daily commute are traffickers from Trinidad peddling their goods in Tobago daily.
Traffickers fill their vans with goods, wares and other paraphernalia and drive on to the ferry that leaves Trinidad in the morning.
They get to Tobago in time to set up their stalls in the market or small and make ship malls.
Some even sell directly out of their vehicles.
In the evening, they drive their vehicle back onto the ferry in Scarborough and head back to Trinidad.
They repeat their ritual the next day and the day after ......
Day Trips To Tobago
Then there are day trips, not to be confused with those who make daily trips to ply their trades.
Day trip excursions are usually organized to bring people from Trinidad to Tobago for all sorts of reasons.
The reasons can be for any excuse to go and enjoy all the pleasures in Tobago.
They can include:
- Trips to the rain forest - the oldest protected forest reserve in the western hemisphere
- Religious pilgrimages
- Enjoying the gentle sea breeze or
- Trips around the island
- Any excuse to visit her pretty little sister island
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