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... Captain Jack Sparrow and Elizabeth Swann when they were marooned on an island and she decides to set alight all the rum.
First stop was by Baradal, we anchored and then Sean took us over to the island in the smaller boat. He showed us up a track to find some iguanas. There were quite a few, both on the ground but also hiding up in trees munching on some fresh green leaves. Sean took the boat back and Mike, Lizzy and I decided to ...
2 hrs, 1 km The road is fairly quiet in these parts, giving a more tranquil feel to this hike. It goes higher and higher until it cuts through the moss covered rock and then down again, giving a sort of feel that you're entering a mystery ...
... houses perched on stilts... with lots of people out and about.
Yes, this is going to be the perfect place to experience authentic Caribbean culture. I also notice that there's not a single tourist or tourist facility in sight anywhere. It seems all the tourists just cram into one area, leaving the rest of the country untouched. I'm really excited about exploring this country on foot now.
The van reaches the end of the line, and it's just a short walk farther to ...
... falls tumbled, the next stop was the Grenada Chocolate Factory. I'd heard it makes the best chocolate in the world, well not being a fan of chocolate particularly, I reserved judgment until after the tasting. The cocoa beans are grown on the Belmont Estate, a working country farm growing herbs, nutmeg and keeping goats for milk and cheese. The beans are collected, fermented and sun dried, all by hand and old green and Blacks' machinery sits redundant in the barn. ...
... their rum on most of the same machinary that the initially built in 1785. It shows. They’re even powered by a waterwheel. The place is amazing and frightening at the same time. Their rum is so high in alcohol content (i.e. explosive) that you aren’t permitted to bring it on a plane. The samples we had vaporized in your ...