Silks Refined Boutique Hotel
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... back down on the current and we set off for town. A fun way to end my Dominica experience!
July 17- I left Roseau at 0 dark thirty this morning and headed to the opposite side of the island, to the airport, to drop off the car and catch the plane to St. Marteen. Thankfully the car rental agency in Roseau has an office at the airport as well and I was able to drop it off there. I only got lost once in the dark, and made it to the airport with about ...
... show us - and it turned snow white within seconds of drying. He offered the paste to us, but we declined, although we mashed balls of the clay in our hands. We had to watch our step here - it is possible to step right into boiling water or through a thin layer of dirt into a hot spring. I don't think our shoes were rated for that. Frankly, the entire trail is so well laid out that other than the Valley of Desolation, one could easily go without a guide to get there ...
... things up. A dip in the Boiling Lake would cost you your life, although there have been a few that fell in and survived, but only due to luck. Many have certainly died, including expert guides making a small mistake that turned quickly into a large one. All of that said, there are numerous other more likely areas on the way to and from the Boiling Lake that a hiker could suffer injury or potential death. Perhaps a spoiler, but important nevertheless, neither Jen nor ...
... the room phone rang - I answered and it was the front desk, calling to tell us that there would be hatchling turtles released tonight! Rosalie Bay Resort is actually a mecca of sorts for sea turtle nesting. Apparently when the resort was being built, the nesting turtles were discovered, and the owner established the first turtle protection effort in Dominica. Back in 2003 there were but 7 nests, all for leatherback turtles - in 2010, the total reached ...
... After wading and swimming through the gorge, a pool appears and at the end of it is a waterfall. Our guide showed us how to climb up and around the waterfall- and then the only way back down is to jump!
We then headed to Trafalgar Falls and followed up with a long luxurious soak in natural hot springs. Dominica is a volcanic island, and so there is an abundance of hot springs, steam vents and even boiling pools with water that ranges from warm to scalding. ...