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Travel Blogs from Roseau
... to viewing the steam vents. It
looked small and indistinct for its supposed status as a tourist
attraction. Nearby was a restaurant cum spa where one could also
view the steaming pot holes.
spent the next several hours driving around the island enjoying the
natural sights of the dense lush vegetation.
the rich bio-diversity of its surroundings, Dominica offers nature
and tranquility at its best!
... also force drivers to occupy the wrong side of the road. This is not an island to drive around angry. Countless blind corners the wrap around mountain ridges have forced drivers to continually honk their horns as they approach the corner. Even with this advanced warning, the cars appear out of nowhere and swerve at the last second to avoid collision. Accidents, often deadly, do occur quite often. Despite any misgivings readers might have on the choice Jen and I made ...
DH (where the 'D' stands for Delectable Depp) has had an enormous crush on Johnny Depp ever since the opening scenes of the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie. Somewhat surprisingly it's the feminine, prancing pirate character, Captain Jack Sparrow, that really seems to make her weak in the knees. When she found out that we were heading to Dominica, the Caribbean island on which most of the Pirates movies were filmed, she suggested that I start wearing an ...
... British rights. Therefore, many of them became independent countries, but they still remain within the commonwealth (like Canada and Australia). That's why they have their own money with The Queen on it.
After viewing Soufriere from the rock, we went into the town. It is a small town, but it has a very unique and beautiful church. Right by the church was a fence and a hole in the ground that had a sign saying “Bubble Spa.” ...
... ocean floor (as Dominica is volcanic)! This was nothing shy of magical (as coral, sponges, fish, sear urchins and more were framed by sparkling bubbles)!
I also was thrilled to go on a strenuous, yet totally worth it hike in the jungle to Middleham Falls! The rainforest was breathtaking, and I thoroughly enjoyed the mountainous topography as well. I mean, really, when bananas and other tropical fruits are just growing naturally around ...