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Interesting Facts

A 644lb Blue Marlin was caught off the coast of Castara. "Carib International Game Fishing Torunament" is a popular yearly event in April

Bird of Paradise island, also known as "little Tobago" is the only place on earth, apart from New Guinea,  where the Birds of Paradise have acclimatized.

Tobago is the home of English premiership "footballer of the year" Dwight Yorke of Manchester United F.C. and Premiership keeper Shaka Hislop of West Ham.

Large Leather Back turtles always return to the beach they were born to nest.

Tobago boasts four nesting beaches, including famous "Turtle Beach" a few minute drive away from Villa. Orca.

Tobago is outside the path of hurricanes and other tropical storms (Too far south).

Ocean View rum shop at foot of condo's hill was voted "best place to have a casual drink in Caribbean" by Islands Magazine.

Tobago has a diverse fauna due to proximity of South America...including 108 mammals, 400 birds, 55 reptiles, 25 amphibians, 617 butterflies.

Independence from Britain was august 31, 1962.

Grenada was asked to join T&T as one union, but declined.

Caribbean is home to 57% of worldwide diversites.

1999 Ms Universe, Wendy Fitzwilliams is from T&T.

Official language is English, with a very colorful dialect (see yuh know yuh trini if).

Trinidad and Tobago is the true birthplace of Steel pan and Limbo.

T&T carnival is second in size only to Rio.

T&T carnival band producer Peter Minshal has produced various world events including Olympic opening and closing ceremony and Ms Universe productions.

Time zone is EST + 1, GMT - 4

Turtle Watching

Ocean View Rum Shop