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... face. My freckle face.
While there I was reading a book, by the most famous Dominican author, Jean Rhys. It takes place toward the end of colonization, at the beginning of freedom for the African slaves. A white creole girl does not belong, and has no where to belong to. It's the tale of a person without a place.
These thoughts I think over, as I walk alone in the quiet rain forest, along the trail to the Boiling Lake. No one had asked for my badge there either.
So often people want to know a five year plan. And I admit, they can be enjoyable to make, and not entirely uninformative to hear. But if I've learned anything about my life from living the first 34 years of it, it's that I will probably never know where I'll be five years from now; but it will likely be surprising. And often enough, amusing.
I hope I've also learned to always be ready to hold a good opinion of someone. It's a pleasure.
... times but the sting really wasn't that bad. Champagne Reef got it's name from air bubbles that are constantly escaping from the earth and bubbling to the surface - just like snorkeling in champagne. The reef and fishes were really quite good at this site.
From there we drove to to a lookout of Roseau and drove thru the botanical gardens. Next we drove to ...
... relatively universal- down with the drug dealers, why are the poor kids in jail but the rich kids not?, and one stand-out about women's equality. Actually, when the woman singing about that came on, a whole slew of ladies in the crown held up flags that said “I am a woman of worth.” I was jealous and wanted one.At some point early in the show though, I got tired. I had had a long day and it was getting late. By this time, the ...
... glad we decided not to hire a car!
A dip in the romantically named Emerald Pool and a splash under the waterfall finished off our tour in fine form.
We had particularly chosen this cruise ship itinerary because the islands were not the usual ones and we were well rewarded for our choice with Dominica.
Footnote: Morne Trios Pitons National Park is UNESCO World Heritage ...
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