These images show Adrian Young, the King of the Band "Afindis6", the Carnival 2012 presentation of the Kaisokah School of the Arts, Sports and Culture. This band is from San Fernando and is led by Junior Bisnath and Michael Jobe. Designed by Alan Vaughn.
The beings of Afindis6 came to Earth thousands of years ago, bringing the human race gifts of enlightenment. They brought Compassion and Kindness, Writing, Science, Astronomy, knowledge of Flight, and how to Harvest the Sweetness of the Earth, and they brought the gift of Fire.
Los Iros is located along the southern coastline of Trinidad and is one of the places closest to Venezuela. The low lying land of the Orinoco Delta in Venezuela is readily visible from Los Iros, the Orinoco being the 8th longest river in the world at 2,140m stretching from the llanos of Colombia, all through Venezuela and finally flowing into the Atlantic immediately to the south of Trinidad.
Erin is a community centered largely around fishing which lies just to the west of Los Iros.
It is always so striking to see the old houses which have survived in places like Los Iros and Erin, time stopped and passing all at once. There is the nostalgic beauty and poignancy in the survival of the structures of an era long lost, but there is also the juxtaposed reality of those for whom these houses are home......