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Sudsy Caribbean surf

Sudsy Caribbean surf enlivens a peaceful stroll.
Photograph by David Alan Harvey

Tobago

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Spend a whole day jes’ limin’—hanging out with friends, enjoying life. This Caribbean island, little sister to Trinidad, offers even more than uncrowded beaches, pristine reefs, thriving birdlife, and uncut rain forests. Tobago is “Old Caribbean”—no high-rise hotels or shopping malls.

shade of a palm

Huddled in the shade of a palm, boats epitomize the island’s tranquillity.
Photograph by David Alan Harvey

This is one of the last places where, if you have a mind to, you’re welcome to join locals and pull in fishing seines on the beach. And you won’t believe Carnival! Wherever you go on this relaxed island, says writer Charlie Kulander, you’ll discover a people who will rejuvenate your soul. Just leave plenty of time for limin’.

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