The Tamarind Tree Hotel & Restaurant
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... Champagne Reef. Jeff had emailed the department of tourism in Dominica before we left home asking the best way to get to the reef and they said to hire a taxi driver to take you, to stay until you were finished and to take you back, so that's what we did.
When we get to Champagne Reef, it isn't as remote as we had feared - there is even a little cafe/bar, restrooms and changing rooms. We walk a LONG wooden boardwalk that was very picturesque over a rocky area TO a ...
... equipment and ever-present cellular towers perched at the top of the hill, but a viewing platform was available about 2/3 the way up a dusty, rocky trail. More climbing, wonderful. A sweaty 15 minutes later, some of the best views we'd seen of the island yet appeared. The water ranged from aquamarines and emerald green to deep cobalt blues, with powder blue, azure, and lapis scattered throughout. Again, the wind was strong, which cooled everyone off as they took pictures ...
... used to bury the dead, wait until the body rotted away, dig up the bones, bring them back to their homes, and worship their ancestors. Columbus saw the bones and decided in his ignorance that these people were cannibals, so he named them the Caribs. All over the Caribbean, the Caribs/Kalinago were pretty much wiped out by the European invaders, but not in Dominica. They now have their own land where they can practice their own ...
... Our first actual stop was Titou Gorge, where we got to swim up the river that was used for some of the Pirates of the Caribbean scenes. The swim was short, but the current was pretty strong as it was raining and so the river was high. The gorge was gorgeous.
Next, we went to see Trafalgar Falls (but didn't go in them). We stopped at some nearby hot springs, which we did go in. Unlike yesterday, these were more natural pools formed by ...
My most carefully laid out plans were undone by Coconuts, not the variety that grows on palms and can give you a headache by falling on your head, but the club that gave the students headaches of another variety. The day started when we met our taxi driver at 7am; the students didn't make it due to the above-mentioned coconut induced lethargy, so I would have to keep with Rob, Matthew and the guide. In case you ...