Ed, Emma and I have all been to Customs and Immigration, received our umpteen stamped pieces of paper and stamped passports and we are cleared for checking out of Trinidad, W.I. tomorrow morning.

“Martin” the cabdriver will pick us up at 3:45 a.m. in order to have time to load our six pieces of luggage plus three boxes and get us to the airport which is 45 minutes away.

Today we took a little island tour and went up the mountain to the rain forest. We asked about snakes and he said, “not to worry”. We asked about monkeys and he said, “only orange ones”. I asked, “how big to the orange ones get?” “Oh, he said, about as big as you!” We didn’t see one, but Emma had her camera ready just in case.

The town of Trinidad has some beautiful buildings, very very old buildings, a few castles and of course some nice new modern ones. Kentucky Fried Chicken is big here…who would have thunk it?

We asked Martin to take us to a nice place for lunch and he said, “what do you want?” There’s a place with some nice shark and bread sandwiches.” “No, how about something American or Italian?” He said, “I will take you to a place.” We ended up at a TGI Fridays! It was one of the best meals I’ve had in a long time!

This afternoon is just organization time, as well as time for rest until dinner. It’s so bloody hot here, none of us want to go to the pool.

We talked at lunch about our high points and low points of the trip and we all agreed that one of the best times was dinner with friends Craig and Kim and Herman while in St. Thomas. We enjoyed our trips to the various beaches of course while in
at Honeymoon Bay, St Thomas, St. John, St. Martin and Virgin Gorda. We also agreed that we needed more time to enjoy the places we went but on this trip there just wasn’t time. Another year.

All in all, we are all very anxious to get home and see family and friends and be back in the United States of America.

Thank you for following our journey.

Gods blessing and peace,