CapitalScarborough is the capital of TobagoAirportAbout 10 minutes by taxiSize26 miles by 9 milesCurrencyTrinidad and Tobago Dollar (TT$), (£1 = TT$10.2 approx)Population45,000 on Tobago (total of about 1.3 million between Trinidad and Tobago)TemperatureAbout 26 degrees Centigrade
Carnival culminating with Mardi Gras, Carrington Street in Scarborough with its rum shops and roti stands, The fishing villages of Castara and Parlatuvier, Jemma’s classic West Indian kitchen on the waterfront in Speyside (no alcohol served), Pigeon Point beach and sunset-watching from the quay, Buccoo Reef for snorkellers and scuba divers, Mauby is a local drink like ginger beer, Carib and Stag are the local beers, Roti - often spicy due to the Indian origins of many Trinidadians and filled with vegetable, chicken or shrimp curry, Handicrafts such as batik and paintings at the Cotton House, Bacolet Street.
The roads in the south and west of the island are fine but become less well maintained in the north and east and there are parts of the island that are only accessible in the dry season and only then by 4-wheel drive vehicles. You can hire cars and jeeps as well as mountain bikes. The island is well worth exploring but take a good map and check locally before you venture into more remote parts about the quality of the roads.
Flying time London to Tobago is approximately 8.5 hours. British Airways has direct flights from London Gatwick to Tobago. Virgin Atlantic has direct flights from London Gatwick to Tobago.
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