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The 14,000 acres of the Main Ridge Forest Reserve in Tobago (rising to 876m/1,890ft) encompasses the oldest protected rainforest in the western hemisphere.
It became a reserve in 1776, and is full of hiking trails and opportunities for eco adventure.
The music of Trinidad and Tobago is best known for its calypso music, soca music and steelpan, including its internationally noted performances in the 1950s from native artists such as Lord Kitchener and Mighty Sparrow.
The art form was most popularised at that time by Harry Belafonte.
The influence of the indigenous peoples of these islands is most obvious in place names of Amerindian origin: Arima, Icacos, Mucurapo — to name but a few.
Tobago was fought over by the Dutch, French, Spanish, and British, as well as settlers from Latvia, buccaneers and others, well into the 18th century, but was controlled primarily by the British from 1762.Along with folk songs and African- and Indian-based classical forms, cross-cultural interactions have produced other indigenous forms of music including soca, rapso, parang, chutney, and other derivative and fusion styles.There are also local communities which practise and experiment with international classical and pop music, often fusing them with local steelpan instruments.The beautiful Lopinot estate and historical complex in Trinidad.Featured on the Ghost Hunters International television show, it is said to be haunted, with the Compte de Lopinot riding the estate on his horse at the full moon.