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SOS and the NSRI

SOS and the NSRI
I've always intended to pay a visit to the National Sea Rescue Institute at the V&A Waterfront, but I never seem to get around to it!

The NSRI are a group of about 1000 unpaid volunteers around the country who respond 24x7 to calls for emergency sea rescue. Visit their site for interesting information about who they are as well as stats about how many lives they've helped save.

The instituted is highly respected and I have no hesitation in suggesting that you consider donating towards rescue equipment, fuel and the maintenance of their vessels.

The Radisson and Granger Bay

Granger bay
Just to the left of where I took this photo is the five-star Radisson Blu hotel. One of the nicest things to do this time of the year is to absorb the suns warmth while sipping tea (or cocktails if your taste prefers) and eating cake at Tobago's Bar and Terrace.

While visiting, be sure to take a walk along the breakwater (to the left of the photo) - and, when you're tempted to step out onto them, be extra careful not to slip and fall down between the dolose. I did so once - it sure was painful - I shall not repeat the incident.