Travel Blogs from Dominica

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Wednesday 11 - finally sailing towards Dominica, Portsmouth, Dominica travel blog

Wednesday 11 - finally sailing towards Dominica

A travel blog entry by theprimerose

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... and her hangover! After a few minutes (well, now it's almost midday!) we start for the Southern Sea... direction Portsmouth, Dominica! My first time on a boat... luckily it was a catamaran, cannot imagine being on a proper sailboat... quite tough ...

Day CS2, Sunday, December 16, At sea, Summit, Coulihaut, Dominica travel blog

Day CS2, Sunday, December 16, At sea, Summit

A travel blog entry by rafinmd

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I woke at 5 to a beautiful morning.  With only the Summit's minuscule jogging track I broke my walk into 2 segments, doing 35 laps (3.5 miles) before starting breakfast and finished the final 15 laps around 8.  Our family arose on quite a ...

Stop #4 - Dominica, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Stop #4 - Dominica

A travel blog entry by boisestatebob

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dominica, Dominica, Dominica travel blog

dominica

A travel blog entry by linerty__28

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St Lucia to Dominica, Portsmouth, Dominica travel blog

St Lucia to Dominica

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... , the scenery is gorgeous surrounding this small harbor.  The following early morning we continued on to Prince Rupert Sound, Dominica—a full day's sail away--arriving around 1530 on February 1.  This was yet another upwind, inter-island ...

The Sounds of Parrots Squawking, Portsmouth, Dominica travel blog

The Sounds of Parrots Squawking

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... lesson from our guide, Paul, in opening "jelly nuts" (not-yet-ripe coconuts) to drink the refreshing coconut water.    Dominica is indeed one of the best jewels of the Caribbean.  Donna kept raving about the “textures” so vivid ...

Island Highlights, Marigot, Dominica travel blog

Island Highlights

A travel blog entry by jb24003

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... city with a beautiful panoramic view. Apparently this hill is also home to most of the high-ranking political figures in Dominica. Speaking of politics, there's a decent amount of dissidence about politics on the island. Not unlike the U.S. at times, ...

Who Knew Dominica Wasn't the Same as Dominican?, Roseau Valley, Dominica travel blog

Who Knew Dominica Wasn't the Same as Dominican?

A travel blog entry by lindenauersas

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First stop is tomorrow! I can't believe it. I plan to write more about the excursions/my impressions of the island after the fact. Tomorrow I am snorkeling in the champaign reef (top 5 in the world) and Monday I am going to a local fishery in the morning ...

Pirates Of The Caribbean Style, Dominica, Dominica travel blog

Pirates Of The Caribbean Style

A travel blog entry by ebzh

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... one I preferred in all the Caribbean, keep that in mind readers! ;) OK, next! Let's meet Damien the French guy again. Dominica doesn't really have marinas so I didn't try to hard to find sailing boats, knowing that my ferry ticket was bought ...

Dominica, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Dominica

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

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... tubing along the Layou River, swimming under a waterfall at the Emerald Pool, strolling around Roseau (the capital of Dominica), and feasting on a decadent eight-course dinner on board Celebrity Summit's premium French restaurant, The Normandie. Not bad ...

Dominica, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Dominica

A travel blog entry by grant_gardner

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... . Today is our second and last day in Dominica. This port has been the perfect warm-up port for everyone on the ship. Dominica is a small Caribbean island in the southern part of the Lesser Antilles. It is small and everyone on the island speaks ...

No Rain, No Rainbows...., Portsmouth, Dominica travel blog

No Rain, No Rainbows....

A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux

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... ! While touring Fort Shirley we learned some more Virginia history as we had back on Nevis.  The Jamestown settlers visited Dominica on their way to Nevis and eventually to Virginia.  This was documented on a plaque provided by the Commonwealth ...

Dominica, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Dominica

A travel blog entry by smachim

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Last time we visited my underwater pictures were on the crappie side, so I had just bought an underwater casing that Dominica deserves. I had arranged with a local cab driver an excursion, but he never showed up so I negotiate with one of the touts for a ...

A Small Place, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

A Small Place

A travel blog entry by mpledger

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... even the billboards. I will attach the picture of one that is most certainly thought-provoking. Regardless of politics though, Dominica was really a paradise in terms of its natural habitat. It is most definitely a rainforest – with ...

Roseau, the main city of Dominica, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Roseau, the main city of Dominica

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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... level.  On November 3rd, 1493, sailing on his second voyage to the New World, Chris­topher Columbus named the island Dominica (Latin for Sunday), the day of the week on which it was discovered. But Columbus and other European explorers were not ...

Down By the Bay, Dominica, Dominica travel blog

Down By the Bay

A travel blog entry by charlenethomas

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Thursday, March 11, 2010     Today was a water day, then a driving day. We were up early because the boat went out at 8:30. At breakfast we said goodbye to our Italian friend, Pier Luigi Romagnoli, the geothermal expert. We were ...

Dominika, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Dominika

A travel blog entry by torpan45

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... ;rsta, termiskt aktiva sjön i världen. Filmteamet för ” Pirat of the Caribbean 2 och 3 ” valde Dominica till inspelnings plats för sin skönhet, äventyrlighet och mystik. Kolibri på dagen och ...

My Time in St. Maarten, Phillipsburg, Netherlands Antilles travel blog

My Time in St. Maarten

A travel blog entry by scrovo

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I landed last night around 4 PM. When I arrived my heart was pounding. My mind was full of fear. I just wanted to get on the next plane home. This was truly the start of a new part of my life. The weather was hot and muggy. When I arrived at my hotel I ...

And they said it couldn't be done!, Dominica, Dominica travel blog

And they said it couldn't be done!

A travel blog entry by charlenethomas

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Tuesday, March 9, 2010     Today it was my turn to drive, and I must admit, it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. It requires quite a bit of concentration, and Ted was a nervous wreck in the passenger's seat, but we survived ...

Dominica - Highly Underrated!, Dominica, Dominica travel blog

Dominica - Highly Underrated!

A travel blog entry by audaciousred

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... Since we're more active these days, we chose Dominica to do some hiking and ziplining.  Steve took the ship sponsored "Dominica Challenge Course Adventure".  Rave reviews on that one! You leave the port area via a van to the Wacky Rollers park ...

Whale-watching in Dominica, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Whale-watching in Dominica

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

... the port, but we anchored a bit further out in the harbor. We were taken to shore in tender boats from the ship. Dominica is a volcanic island, and we could see the unique mountainous landscape of the island from our ship. Shortly after arriving on shore ...

Dominica, Portsmouth, Dominica travel blog

Dominica

A travel blog entry by wrklein

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Dominica, Indiana River, spelende ...

Weihnachten, Dominica, Dominica travel blog

Weihnachten

A travel blog entry by alessa

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Wir bewegen uns nun mit grossen Schritten auf Silvester zu und ich dachte mir davor möchte ich Euch noch an meinen "neuen" Weihnachtseindrücken teilhaben lassen. Dieses Jahr war Weihnachten für mich eine ganz neue Erfahrung. Zu allererst wurde hier ...

Dominica, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Dominica

A travel blog entry by grom

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Dec 21, 2009, Capesterre-de-Marie-Galante, Guadeloupe travel blog

Dec 21, 2009

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

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Busy Days, Picard, Dominica travel blog

Busy Days

A travel blog entry by sarah.haras

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... . For a fraction of the typical US price I was toned, cleansed, massaged, steamed, scrubbed, extracted, and masqued. In Dominica I'm somewhat exotic. The beautician found my freckles "so beautiful." Frame of reference means so much. After sitting out a ...

But, why is the rum gone??, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

But, why is the rum gone??

A travel blog entry by mjanesmith

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... . The lore and lure of pirates is alive in Dominica; in fact, two of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies were filmed here. Dominica is a volcanic island and it is the effects of those volcanoes we're hoping to experience today as we hire a taxi driver, ...

Time to go swimming!, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Time to go swimming!

A travel blog entry by jb24003

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... as John and Laura who were with us on today's trip - and the owner of the resort altogether is also from Minnesota. Dominica must be where Minnesota snowbirds flock to. Dick was an internal medicine doctor, and Sue was a certified midwife, and they ...

Dominica, Dominica, Dominica travel blog

Dominica

A travel blog entry by liberty__28

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Still in Dominica further South, Roseau, Dominica travel blog

Still in Dominica further South

A travel blog entry by sv.equinox

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... thought it was time to move on from Portsmouth and head for Roseau.  Roseau is the other bay on the Leeward side of Southern Dominica.  When we were setting anchor, we see a dinghy speeding up to us, and to our surprise it was our friends Barry ...

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