Tag: memories

First Stop – Bogota


Recent travels to South America has whet my appetite for more experiences of the same.  My statement sounds as though I am not accustomed to travelling. On the contrary, all I am saying is this trip was phenomenal and I feel as though I…

Conkies and Barbados Independence


Today is independence day in Barbados  or Bim (short for Bimshire) as it is known.  Barbadians (colloquial names: Bajan or Beige) at home and abroad are celebrating 51 years of autonomy from the British Monarchy.  Bajans from all walks of life will gather to…

Trinidad and Tobago Firsts In Retrospect


Trinidad and Tobago is undoubtedly, in my opinion, the party mecca of the Caribbean.  Dubbed the land of the humming bird, boasting the greatest show on earth – Carnival, and giving the world calypso or soca music are a few of its cultural peculiarities,…

Venezuela In Retrospect


Today starts my ‘retrospection blogs’ series of countries I have visited many years ago and possibly won’t get a second chance to revisit.  The first country I will reflect on is Venezuela. Apropos, this embattled South American nation has been in the news for…

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