Saturday, February 17, 2018

Visitors cautious but having fun*

Slow start to Parade of Bands at Adam Smith Square...

Caption:lots of positive energy: Daniel and Jennifer Ashman, visitors from Utah, USA, spoke to the Express while viewing the Parade of Bands at Harris Promenade, San Fernando, yesterday. “The people of Trinidad and Tobago have lots of positive energy; we cannot help but smile and enjoy their energetic displays. Your climate is great, not too cold, not too hot, just perfect, and we are enjoying ourselves.” —Photo: TREVOR WATSON

Carnival visitors who opted to view the Parade of Bands from the stands along Adam Smith Square yesterday said while they were cautious and worried about reports of a threat to disrupt Carnival, they refused to let it dampen their Carnival spirit.
Trinidad-born US resident Ge­r­al­dine Wickham said she arrived in Trinidad two weeks ago.
She said when she heard of the reports of a threat, she reconsidered leaving her family's home in Couva to venture into Port of Spain yesterday.
“But everything seemed to be fine yesterday (Monday) from what I saw on the television, so we're here today and fully enjoying it,” she said.

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