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Sunday, March 23rd
Last night we sailed south of Saba Bank and on through the Caribbean. We passed the Leeward Islands of Montserrat and Guadeloupe before docking in Roseau.
The lore and lure of pirates is alive in Dominica; in fact, two of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies were filmed here.
Dominica is a volcanic island and it is the effects of those volcanoes we're hoping to experience today as we hire a taxi driver, Julia, to take ...
... the shoreline - which was not sandy, it was rocky, so you had to be careful not to slip. As most of us, including Zahir, got into the water, Joanna and Beth decided not to join us. Apparently Joanna couldn't swim - kind of crazy to go on a snorkeling activity if you ask me, but I guess she wanted her husband Sandeep to have fun. Beth could swim, but felt uncomfortable around the wave action. The rest of us swam out and started checking out all the wonderful sights below the ...
... there's only a handful of beaches and the interior is mountainous and rough. The plus side for visitors is that you get a sense of what Caribbean life was like before the invasion of winter escapees. We elected to just wander, although I kept banging into things because of that stupid eye-patch, and DH was constantly asking if I knew where we were just to hear me say "arr matey" (the things we do to keep the Princess amused).
Outside of the ...
... knows-where and leaving down a little outlet that led to a creek. The pool is in the middle of the woods, so it's actually very relaxing. At this point, it started to drizzle, so the nice warm water felt really good. The pool was nice and relaxing- it was in the quiet woods, the tour guide and I were the only ones there, and the water was so very warm. If I had been stressed before, I certainly wasn't afterwards.It was a nice end to the tour and the day. ...
... cannot be any less than psyched! Anyways, the hike ended at a pristine 100ft waterfall into a clear, crisp and incredibly freezing blue pool. I not only got into this
frigid water, but I also cliff-jumped (from about 15ft up, some people did 40ft – too crazy for me)!
All in all, I am glad this was our first stop. Simply because there was enough to learn and
grasp in a short two days, and the short amount of time along with ...