The Eldorado Inn
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... to our vehicle. On the way, Leslie stopped at a beer vendor booth and asked what their diagnosis might be. They agreed the kite's tail was too light. Leslie asked how that might be remedied. The three unanimously said we should add a branch. At that very instant, one of the young men jumped up and pulled a weed out of the ground. He tied the weed to the end of the tail. Then he escorted Leslie to the back of the vendor tent and put the ...
... seemed to be at a constant crescendo. It kept us on the edge of our seats for quite some time.
I passed my time "painting with light" as cars drove on the highway between our vantage point and the bonfire location. The crowd for the bonfire continued to build as did the sound of the drums.
Finally, at nearly 20:20, a group of men gathered at the base of the soon-to-be bonfire. The drums were beating steadily. We ...
... pounds! Mr. Henry indicated some punts can hold as much as 10 tons.
The men in the fields harvesting the cane are paid based on the specific weights of the punts. Each punt is numbered so it can be tracked to ensure each man is paid according to the punt to which he contributed.
Once the cane is weighed the hopper hinges open and the cane falls out the bottom. It lands on a conveyor belt. At the top of the belt the cane drops onto another ...
The final stop of the tour was the Heritage Center. It is a combination museum and tasting room. Several scale models of the stills help one understand what had just been seen.
In the tasting room one sees there are some 19 different types of rum produced at DDL. The 15 year rum has won awards for many years in a row. This year, the eight year rum won. I initially asked to taste the 25 year rum. Amanda said that was not ...
... an old school control panel with hundreds of switches. Due to turbulence we flew quite low (4,000ft) to the gorge leading to the falls. This allowed us amazing views of the dense jungle below. After an hour we got our first view of the falls off in the distance. The plane did a couple of passes so we could all take pictures. It was a spectacular location, completely isolated in the middle of the jungle. We came in to ...
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