Tuesday, February 13, 2018

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO ~ Charlotteville ~

... Many beautiful views of a lovely peaceful fishing village surrounded by lush rain forest... Tobago is most famous for having the oldest protected rain forest in the Western Hemisphere... white stunning beaches... clear blue water... fantastic snorkeling site... a unique Caribbean atmosphere ... and largely untouched by commercial tourism...Thanks a lot Sarah Lucess!! (✿◠‿◠)
Ⓒ Personal Effects

Charlotteville is a village situated on the northeastern tip of Tobago (the smallest of the two islands) on Man-o-war Bay.

Tobago, like the other islands of the Caribbean, is steeped in a history of European conquest and enslavement. This small island had changed hands as many as 22 times by the European colonizers, which is more often than any other West Indian island.

The history of the village is closely linked to sugar farming, and Charlotteville's deep water harbour was also of importance for the town's development. In more recent times fishing has been important for the economy.


The 150th Anniversary of National Library in Trinidad and Tobago
(Issued 09-08-2001)

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