Trinidad and Tobago is a twin-island nation that is rich in culture and diversified by Amerindian, African, Caribbean, Chinese, European, and Indian populations. While boasting the traditional, natural beauty of a Caribbean destination, it is hard not to notice how much influence these cultures have had on society. Our list of the top 5 attractions in Trinidad and Tobago incorporates a variety of sites, including nature must-sees and historical landmarks.
#Trinidad Carnival #Caribbean ~ Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands and numerous landforms which make up the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. It is the southernmost island in the Caribbean and lies just 6-7 miles from the northeastern coast of Venezuela. http://VIPsAccess.com/luxury-hotels-caribbean.html
When Trinidad was explored by Columbus in 1498, it was inhabited by the Arawaks; Carib Indians inhabited Tobago. Trinidad remained in Spanish possession, despite raids by other European nations, until it was ceded to Britain in 1802. Tobago passed between Britain and France several times, but it was ultimately given to Britain in 1814. Slavery was abolished in 1834. Between 1845 and 1917, thousands of indentured workers were brought from India to work on sugarcane plantations…
Trinidad and Tobago! The most southern islands in the Caribbean, located a mere seven miles off Venezuela's north eastern coast. The capital is Port of SPain in "Trinidad" and Scarborough in "Tobago." The.population stands at 1, 297, 944. with people of African and Indian descent comprising the majority and the mixed races, European, Chinese and Middle Eastern ancestry making up the rest. A Callaloo as we say in Trini.
In this episode of History Brief, the advantages and disadvantages of the Patriots and Redcoats during the American Revolution are discussed. Navies, economies, population, battle tactics, and leadership are highlighted.