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  • Tal's first horseride, Arima, Trinidad
    Tal's first horseride, Arima, Trinidad
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  • Steel Band Instructor in Arima, Trinidad
    Steel Band Instructor in Arima, Trinidad
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  • Tal with policeman, Trinidad
    Tal with policeman, Trinidad
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    Visit a Steel Band School

    by Martin_S. Written Mar 5, 2003

    We were lucky enough to be able to visit a Steel Band School near the B&B where we stayed in Arima. We stood there for hours listening to the sweet tones that you would say were impossible to make from a simple steel drum which at one time in its life was destined to hold oil or some other liquid and had been turned into a musical instrument by expert hands.
    The picture shows the instructor as he does "hands on" instruction for one of the students.

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    Ladies and Gentlemen "Meet the Policeman"

    by Martin_S. Written Mar 4, 2003

    As you might know if you have toured with us in various countries that Tal likes to have a picture with a policeman or policewoman from each country. Here in Arima, Trinidad while waiting for our horses, I struck up a conversation with a policeman who was waiting for his charges. As it turns out, if you will take a close look at the liscense plates on the car you will see no number, only a symbol. Well this particular policeman was the bodyguard for the President of Trinidad & Tobago. His particular assignment that day was to protect the presidents daughter while at her riding class. He and I spend the next hour trading police and rescue stories.

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    Horseback riding

    by Martin_S. Written Mar 4, 2003

    If you are from an area where there are not many horses (like Israel), take the opportunity to learn a little about them and have a ride. If you ask Joan and Matthew from the B&B they will show you, or even take you to their friend who has a riding school. Even the daughter of the President of Trinidad & Tobago learns there.
    You can see Tal here, holding the reins of a horse for the first time, not quite sure what to do with that great big snorting animal next to her.

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