The Tamarind Tree Hotel & Restaurant
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- 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 ...
... Right off the bat, I spotted the bubbles that made Champagne Reef so famous - and the water/bubbles coming out of the vents were indeed warm. The water in general was not cold or even cool, but the hot springs vents had bath water temps coming out! The marine life was surprisingly abundant and varied. Yellow barrel and purple encrusting sponges, brain corals, sea fans, gorgonian stalks, staghorn corals and more littered the seascape, with all kinds of fish: porcupine ...
... amp; Hollywood), my favourite Dominica story was a 1981 takeover attempt by mercenaries with a distinct Canadian twist. Wolfgang Droege of Toronto (notorious Heritage Front loon) and others attempted to overthrow the government of the day. The self-titled mercenaries were not particularly competent and 'Operation Red Dog', which was a misguided attempt to turn Dominica into a criminal paradise, failed miserably. After this Canadian led fiasco, hopefully by ...
... of the lake before it settled back in. Since I wasn't going on an extended hike, there wasn't a whole lot to see/do, so we moved on.
As we drove back to town, the guide pointed out all sorts of plants to me. There's the “David plant” named so because it didn't exist on the island until hurricane David hit. There were all sorts of shorter versions of normal plants that grow stunted in the one area (larger than bonsais, ...
Many people confuse Dominica with the Dominican Republic, which is easy enough to do considering their similar names. When saying the name of the country the stress is on the second i, like this: Dom-a-NEE-ka. About 72,000 people live on the island, which is heavily covered by a rain forest. We docked in the capital city, Roseau.
Marc and I were up before 7 am so we could watch the pilot boat guide the MV Explorer into the port. Within an hour or two the ship ...