The Tamarind Tree Hotel & Restaurant
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... slick. We put on our fins and flip face down. HELLO...there are fish right here, lots of fish. It takes us only a moment to find the reason we picked this reef - the bubbles. Champagne Reef has this name because there are volcanic vents here that continually puff steam into the sea and the bubbles make you feel like you are swimming in warm champagne. This is SO cool! The bubbles are lovely...in one area there is one stream, in another area, several. There are vents all ...
... throughout the island the entire time we visited. Christmas is also the season for a unique drink called sorrel - made from the fruit of a hibiscus tree/fruit, only served at Christmastime. Jen ordered one and it was bright red, served over ice, and the taste was fresh and fruity, unlike any other drink I'd ever had. Weirdly, I'd say it tasted the closest to Hawaiian Punch, but was certainly different and not quite that sweet. Lunch took an hour or so and when finished ...
... to show the way life was. They had some demos, like a guy who was making some sort of tamale-like food, and a hammock that you could climb into for a rest. The guide also showed me all sorts of plants that her people used for various things- noni plant that “cures cancer” and at least a dozen other things, bay leaf tree, candle tree that gave off an oily substance, a tree that was naturally rotten inside and made a great ...
... to various hydro stations.
The last stop on the tour was Screw Spa, which is actually very close to the hotel I'm staying at. These spas are very man-made. There are various pools that you can stand in or sit around the edges of. Each of the pools has different temperature mineral water. If you want to know what minerals are in there, they have an “ingredients list” at the front that you can check. Supposedly, these waters ...
The Amazon rainforest has had quite an opening act to follow. Dominica has no indigenous mammalian wildlife, but it sure has cool plants, snakes and birds. For most of our trip we heard a bird that sounded like a cross between a squeaky swing and microphone feedback. We also heard, but never saw a jaco parrot, one of the two types of parrots found on the island. Our guide, Simon, assured us that this part of ...