The Nixons Bay Side Mangrove Inn

Calibishie, 1767, Dominica | Hotel
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Words fail me, Part 2

A travel blog entry by jb24003


... in Roseau to take on the hike. As they passed, the guides and Kelvin would speak to each other in a Patois language that the rest of us could only pick up a few words from. When the group had gone ahead into the Valley, Kelvin laughed and marveled at the group - it was 1:30 PM at the time, meaning they wouldn't reach the Boiling Lake until at least 2 PM, and wouldn't leave until at least 2:30 - with a 3+ hour hike back, that put them near the end at 5:30 to 6 ...

Words fail me

A travel blog entry by jb24003


... the Sari Sari River, but the rocks were still quite slippery, so we had to take our time. At this point, I recalled what the guidebook we'd brought with us said about the trail: "The first hour until you reach the Breakfast River is relatively easy with a wide, well manicured trail. After the river, the trail gets a lot tougher and steeper." Just great. On the plus side, the rain had stopped, with only residual water dripping from the canopy above. We all took off ...

You will get wet on this ride...

A travel blog entry by jb24003


... saved the camera multiple times throughout the day. It became clear soon that our guide (let's call him Travis) was the most capable of the guides, although the others weren't bad either. Travis led us through a shortcut - a cow pasture - and we joined the pathway in the middle of the German group. All of a sudden - rainforest. The trail fell down, down, and down some more, with no real steps other than roots and rocks. Everything was wet, of course, so ...

Slow and steady.

A travel blog entry by sarah.haras


... about one's self. But it's a comfort to know yourself as well, and to be at peace with your nature.

It may have been the hardest hike I'd ever done. It was without a doubt the sweatiest. I had been on the island long enough to lose any advantage the Colorado altitude might have given me. But not anything near long enough to acclimate to the humidity. I began to wonder, is it possible that I have sweat this much? Or has the air just begun to condense on my skin like dew? ...


A travel blog entry by lewnwdc


... timed! I met up with Mike and we proceeded to the helipad a the front of the ship, which Celebrity had opened up this evening for guests to gather and watch was we sailed away from Roseau to begin the overnight journey to our next destination, Grenada.

Next we relaxed outside on Deck 11 as the sun vanished behind some clouds and then quietly sank below the horizon. I worked on my blog while Mike did some reading. ...


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