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... at the hotel, my room wasn't ready, so they gave me a complimentary rum punch. First sip blew my head off - it took 2 beers for me to sober up. Met 9 Americans in the bar who invited me to have supper with them. They were pleasant but dull. Afterwards I discovered that most of them were retired state troopers who probably instinctively realised that they needed to keep an eye on me.
WEDNESDAY 25th Feb
Had a lie-in, then wandered ...
... drop our gear in the cabin, wash the salt water off our face and hands and decide to walk to the Botanical Gardens. It is a bit of a walk to this 40 acre park. We learn that Dominica's Botanical Gardens were founded in 1891 as an annex of London's Kew Gardens. We had a great time exploring the Bamboo House, the "David the Goliath" tree, part of which was blown down in 2004 onto an (empty) tour bus squashing it flat. We come upon a sign for "Jack's Walk Trail" - it says 20 ...
... to tourists and the local populace. Small rowboats filled the bay as fishermen plied their trade on an outrageously beautiful day. Our next stop was Scott's Head, a tiny rock/peninsula jutting off the south end of the island, only connected by a strip of dirt road maybe 20 feet wide. Before that, again we stopped by a small seaside restaurant to order lunch for when we came back through. Scott's Head is really a small hill plopped right at the bottom of ...
... rub the white sulfur mud in masks on their face. We follow suit.
We saw the giant steam cloud from the lake miles ago, and have been journeying toward it, slipping down mountainsides and crossing multiple streams.
Boiling lake does not disappoint. It's tremendous. Huge, no one knows how deep it is. It's too hot to measure. Out in the center is a giant, constantly churning boil. The sulfur cloud is so thick at times, it obscures the entire lake.
I try ...
... cold) water. The hike was pretty and the waterfall that fills the pool at the end was nice too. I went in up to my knees, but no more as I wasn't in a swimsuit and it wasn't exactly warm. On a warm day, this would be a lovely site to swim around in, but it was pretty chilly and wet when I was there.
From there, we drove around the island, passing various mountains and villages on the way. The guide was doing a good job of telling ...