The airport is surrounded by water. It was built upon the only solid ground in the region.
There are scientist that stay year around. They live in the cave houses. All services are offered and paid to the native people of the region called “The terrapins” the protectors of the once year visit sea turtles that come shore to lay there eggs. The durran trees keep most people away. The smell causes eyes to water and stomach to churn. Yet, it is prized fruit amongst the natives. It is against the law to ride or tame a horse in TT. It is a capitol offense.