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Dubique, Calibishie, Dominica | Lodge
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Words fail me, Part 2

A travel blog entry by jb24003

14

... the bend on the trail midway down the rim. One person appeared, then another, and another, and another, and so on. As the full group entered the descent into the Valley, we could see there were 2 guides and around 20 tourists ranging from 50 to 65 years old. Jen, Kelvin and myself "pulled off" to the side of the trail to let them pass - as we were at that time, they were sweaty, dirty, and exhausted. They were all French, and had journeyed from a yacht (or smaller ...

Words fail me

A travel blog entry by jb24003

8

... from that point until we returned there on the way back. Geothermal activity produced a lot of hydrogen sulfides and it changed the way everything smelled, although we got used to it after a while. At the end of the drop was our first stopping point - the Breakfast River - so named because early explorers would head out on the trail and stop here to eat breakfast. We'd eaten already, so we pushed on to cross it. This river was not as wide nor as deep as the ...

You will get wet on this ride...

A travel blog entry by jb24003

8

... sky gradually brightened and the rain let up; as soon as it did, the action began, particularly with the new arrivals - roughly 20 Germans piled out of the vans with 3-4 of their own guides and started hiking further up the muddy road. Jen, our guide, and I followed suit. One day in and I was already extremely thankful I'd opted to buy a $15 rain cover for the Nikon SLR. It's not something you'd want to shoot with on a regular basis, but is quite serviceable ...

Slow and steady.

A travel blog entry by sarah.haras

4
3

... a mudslide. A guide is required to keep from accidentally stepping into burning hot geothermal activity. One medical student was counting the steps and stopped before he ever got to the lake - at 5,000. You go over two mountains, and through The Valley of Desolation, where a steamy hot sulfur river flows, the ground is hot beneath your feet, and nothing grows.

I'd like to say that like the tortoise in the story, I won the race. It's delightful to be pleasantly ...

Dominica

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc

5

... the ship, I dashed downhill to the pier and found a duty-free liquor store a few dozen yards away. Purchased one bottle of the local Dominican rum, Soca. I love collecting inexpensive bottles of rum from each island we’re visiting! These will make for some neat memories of this trip when imbibed at home in the coming months.

I stepped on board the Summit at 4:44, one minute prior to the gangway ...

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