Fond Doux Holiday Plantation
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... had beverages to keep us happy. We didn't end up seeing any whales, but we did end up finding some dolphins. The pod was swimming alongside the boat, jumping out of the water like they do at sea world, and just generally playing around by us. It was very cool to watch, and I even caught some video of them. It made the tour worth the money.
Afterwards, I set off towards Soufriere (yes, there is also one here) to see the “world's only ...
... the calabash tree, the national tree of St. Lucia according to Romanus. Just before we got back in the taxi, Romanus showed us what he called a Mimosa plant. When the fern-like leaves are touched the leaves fold in on each other. The leaves are very tiny; the pinna (or leaflets) are no more than an inch long. Romanus told us they were often used by trackers when looking for runaway slaves. The fold leaves would remain that way for up to five ...
... side, lined with elaborate eighteenth-century buildings and gingerbread mansions and Otrobanda on the West, where we are. They are divided by a narrow, but deep channel known as Santa Anna Bay, which can be crossed by means of the Queen Emma Pontoon bridge, a floating bridge which swings open for boats entering the harbour.
We are packed and down on the wharf about 8.00 AM, ready to pick up our Avis Hire Car as arranged. Meet Julie and head for the ...
... flowers on each table. A rum and coke was only 5EC (about $2) – definitely cheaper than Barbados.
Next stop was Archie’s, just a few doors down. Very similar to Sue’s with comparable prices. I then took a walk around town. Not up market at all but quaint and interesting - a lot of old wooden buildings with balconies overhanging the street. Soufriere is surrounded by mountains on three sides so every street you look up has a wall of rainforest at the end ...
... degrees N or S of the equator it is highly unlikely we could do this in New Hampshire. The tour lasted a bit over an hour and was very informative. The guide was very passionate about his work. After the tour we stopped in the restaurant to take some pictures of the Piton, have a drink and of course try some chocolate.
Our next stop was at the Toraille Waterfall. After arriving at the waterfall and paying the entrance fees the skies decided ...