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How long is the island chain of the Lesser Antilles?
How far is Trinidad from the coast of South America?
Newfoundland is quite a distance from mainland Canada and is part of Canada. Is Trinidad, by proximity, considered part of South America?
What is the capital city of Trinidad?
Port of spain
From what country does Roti originate?
A type of Roti is Bus-Up-Shut. What does that mean?
Busted up shirt
The set up for Trinidad’s carnival sounds much like what South American city’s carnival?
Rio de janeiro
How many participants are there in the Mother of all Carnivals?
250 000- carnival of the people
What is Tobago famous for?
Unspoiled beaches, turquoise water, laidback lifestyle
When did the British relinquish rule of Tobago?
What is a native of Tobago called?
How fast or slow does bamboo grow?
Fast- 1-1.5 ft/day for max of 60 days
What time does the sun go down in Tobago? Costa Rica? The Caribbean?
6 to 7
How did Rum Runner goat do in the big race?
Why is Grenada called the Spice Island? Produces
1/3 of worlds nutmeg
What is the capital of grenada?
Name some ingredients in her Souse
Cow skin, corn, pigs feet, broccoli, nutmeg, clove, carrot
Me Lover” is a ……… van used as a bus.
How does a passenger signal the driver to stop?
knocks on roof
Who intervened in Grenada to restore order?
USA and Caribbean forces
What aboriginal nations lived in the Caribbean prior to the Europeans arriving?
Arawok, carib indians
On Carriacou, in the Shakespeare demonstration, what happens if an actor makes a mistake in saying a line?
They get hit with a stick
How much, in both currencies, did the painting cost?
320 EC, 100USD
Dominica has the largest oceanic rainforest in the world. T___ F___
False..... Largest in CARIBBEAN
Dominica is popular because of its beaches. T___ F___ ?
Do you believe that Ma Pampo is 125 years old?
From where does the brain coral get its name?
Looks like a brain
During what months does the Giant Leatherback turtle nest?
March through august
How much can a Leatherback weigh and how long can it get?
½ ton, 8 ft, 1000lb
During the nesting season how many times might a Leatherback lay eggs?
80-100 eggs up to 8x per season