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What a spectacular place. Towering peaks, impossible steeps, deep valley’s, lush vegetation and waterfalls everywhere. Seriously?? Even today Dominca still has 7 potentially active volcano’s. A common phrase was “Oh, look- another rainbow”. We were told they are so prolific the island even has “moon bows” which occur in the moonlight!! When we pulled into Portsmouth, ...
... been able to defend themselves from colonization for a long time due to the rugged terrain of the land. Much of the history, however, has been lost, including the last man able to speak the ancient language.
Today, they are primarily known for their intricate basket weaving and casava bread. Casava bread is made from the casava root, mixed with coconut or ginger. The bread is warm, soft, and coarse. The ginger adds a sweet and spicy kick. Not a yeast bread, ...
... br> On one particular overlook in Syndicate, British scientists had nailed footholds into a tree overhanging a gorge to study these parrots. Tonya and brother Romain watched intently. It's possible that a parrot was seen flying from one tree to another across the gorge. Tonya didn't see what brother Romain saw. Romain didn't see what Tonya saw. The experience is open to imagination.
I think the muffled sounds of the rain forest promote that.
... front of the boat, occasionally splashed by the sea, drinking a little juice, making vitamin D in our skin. The island was beautiful, ruggedly mountainous, and oh so green as seen from the Caribbean. Every time Tonya came up to listen to the hydrophones, silence.
Finally, in what seemed like frustration, she waited back on the nets again. Dolphin chatter!
As we headed in the indicated direction, I gazed out at the open ocean, wondering how we ...
... br> We did a load of laundry this morning, assuring that I will have clothes if/when the water turns muddy or gets shut off.
Swells on the Atlantic side of the island are expected to reach 13 feet. We plan to go out and look at the Caribbean side a little later.
But yesterday afternoon we had a respite after the pre-storm and before Chantal's approach. Tonya took me for a hike in the local rain forest down the ...