Travel Blogs from Roseau
... 45 minutes to an hour we are now swerving, bouncing, and tailgating our way into the mountains on the west side of the island with no drink in sight. Finally, we tailgate another bus into a plantation house property, and get out. No sooner than we all unpacked from the bus did a monsoon break out. Donna stopped for a cup of juice, but said it tasted nasty with a hint of banana. I thought it looked like elephant pee, so I didn't feel I missed anything. Now the ...
... which would have been too close for my liking.
Another production show this evening, City of Dreams. I liked the set designs which I thought were impressive for a ship show - and the singing and dancing were pretty good as well. After the show we listened to some music in the centrum and headed to bed to rest up for another big day.
... Hopefully it doesn't wait until it's covered in a volcanic eruption. Another reminder of my time in Naples is the volcanic activity. Dominica has the highest concentration of volcanoes in the world - 9 potentially active ones.
But today I thoroughly enjoyed touring the local market, sampling bananas, hand made coconut oil, cocoa sticks, and saffron root.
... Pitons National Park (an UNESCO World Heritage site). We covered over 2000 feet elevation up and down to the falls and then to the pool. Teresa didn't think a hiking day would be required but indeed it was (check off work out for the day). The day was a bit cooler so we passed on a dip in the Emerald Pool. Back on board we devoured cheeseburgers and enjoyed afternoon sun and casual dining. Our next stop: St George (Greneda) posts will be delayed two days while in Greneda and at ...
... glad we decided not to hire a car!
A dip in the romantically named Emerald Pool and a splash under the waterfall finished off our tour in fine form.
We had particularly chosen this cruise ship itinerary because the islands were not the usual ones and we were well rewarded for our choice with Dominica.
Footnote: Morne Trios Pitons National Park is UNESCO World Heritage ...