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... to viewing the steam vents. It
looked small and indistinct for its supposed status as a tourist
attraction. Nearby was a restaurant cum spa where one could also
view the steaming pot holes.
spent the next several hours driving around the island enjoying the
natural sights of the dense lush vegetation.
the rich bio-diversity of its surroundings, Dominica offers nature
and tranquility at its best!
... we walked down a set of wooden stairs and walkway out to a small rocky cove where we stashed our bags and got into the water. Once again, we all lucked out as there was no cruise ship in port today - Champagne Reef is a hugely popular area for the tourists. The Reef is so named because there are actually hot springs throughout the area, releasing warm water and bubbles like a glass of champagne! The water was actually quite calm today, with the only strong wave action ...
... buy a parrot. In reality Dominica was home to many pirates and their legendary treasure.
Outside of being DHs favourite film location, this little bit of paradise has always been something of an afterthought; Christopher Columbus didn't even put much effort into the naming of the island- apparently he first saw it on a Sunday (dominica is Sunday in Latin) and kept on sailing. Today it's largely ignored by the sun worshipers who flood other parts of ...
... named for the French word for “sulfur” because there are lots of sulfur springs. Apparently, that one was turned into a spa.
I was headed to a “real” one though. The government has a bunch of parks and natural sites that you can buy passes for and then go to, one of which is a sulfur “spa.” I bought my pass and went in. It was basically a rock-lined pool filled with sulfur-orange water that was coming in ...
... cannot be any less than psyched! Anyways, the hike ended at a pristine 100ft waterfall into a clear, crisp and incredibly freezing blue pool. I not only got into this
frigid water, but I also cliff-jumped (from about 15ft up, some people did 40ft – too crazy for me)!
All in all, I am glad this was our first stop. Simply because there was enough to learn and
grasp in a short two days, and the short amount of time along with ...