The lighthouse in Toco radiates Keshorn Walcott Keshorn Walcott in the name of the gold medal winner from the small village of Toco, is one of the surprise winners of the Olympic Games in 2012. The top athletes from the Caribbean received a gold medal for its wide 84,58 m Javelin throw. Thousands welcomed the newly crowned heroes at the airport and the Prime Minister Kamala Persad-Bissessar of Trinidad and Tobago spontaneously declared his arrival day national holiday. In addition, the young athlete received for his performance of 125,000, a luxurious House, a piece of land, as well as a university scholarship. A special tribute came directly from Toco.
The 115 lighthouse of the small fishing village named Keshorn Walcott after returning. Gold treasures in Trinidad and Tobago to find Toco is the northernmost village of Trinidad in the District of Saint David. Here you will meet the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Tobago is located only 35 km North East. Therefore, the small fishing village marks the shortest distance from Trinidad to the Sister island.
Galera Point is one of the tourist attractions. The North-East tip of the island is steep and rocky. There, where the giant waves on the rocks, is a lighthouse built by the British in the year 1897. This now carries the name of the Olympians Walcott. There are numerous picnic areas and with a bit of luck also the lighthouse keeper is present and allows the visitors to visit the lighthouse. The village is famous for its coastline with many small hidden golden sand beaches and offers some of the best surf spots in the Caribbean. To highlight the Balandra Bay surrounded by coconut palms and big Bay are here. Discover even more events on Trinidad and Tobago under: about Trinidad & Tobago – an island nation with two faces are the sister islands of Trinidad and Tobago, a small Republic in the Southern Caribbean, which is famous for its rich culture. The population of the larger of the two islands, Trinidad, is composed of immigrants from Europe, West Africa, India, China and the Middle East together. The smorgasbord is reflected also in the varied nightlife as well as various restaurants, shops and cultural offerings. Addition, there are numerous natural wonders such as the world-famous Caroni Bird Sanctuary. Those seeking peace and seclusion, is a recreational paradise in Tobago. Gorgeous Caribbean beaches, waterfalls, wetlands and diving sites offer visitors a breathtaking spectacle. The more northerly of the two islands also has a variety of exotic accommodation and extraordinary activities.