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... on the road were trying to crash into us. Then to make matters worse, Google maps took us the wrong way. At one point we found ourselves up in the highlands, on tiny little pot-holed roads, precipitous cliffs on either side, and very few people about. The road Google maps wanted us to take had a very clear "Road closed, Government of St Lucia" sign on it, and beyond that we could see a hilly, windy, unsealed road on a cliff edge. We asked some ...
... and the med students up Petit Piton, and he was very young and fit. However, I think constantly having to wait for us bored him a little bit. To be honest, we didn't need a guide. The path was well demarcated and very safe, but we weren't allowed to climb without one. I guess having compulsory guides for the hikers employs people from the local area, which is a good thing. And we had a captive photographer to grudgingly take photos of the two of us and immortalise our trek. On the ...
... seed is used to make the cocoa. I wonder which bright spark first came up with that idea? That's probably something I could google...
After the rainforest trail we were still feeling quite energetic, so we finished the day with a hike up to Fort Rodney at Pigeon Island. I have done the walk before with Lisa and her daughters, but it is always worth going up the hill again for the amazing views out over the bay. It was so windy that ...
8 hrs, 12.8 kms Day Totals: 23.8 kms It's not too long before I reach Canaries, the halfway point of today's hike. Afterwards the road climbs even higher up the mountains. I spot a little side trail which I decide to follow. It takes me to a cleared away area on a steep slopes. It looks like a lot of backbreaking work to try to farm these hard to get to jungle slopes. Finally the peaks of the Pitons appear. I've made it. I find a spot to take ...
... global empires.
Now it's just a relic of history. The present rulers of this country are descended (at least in part) from the African slaves who were brought here against their will.
There's a grassy, shady area here where I can rest, ponder and gaze down to the city, before making the hike down the steep windy roads down to the city center.
On my van back to Soufriere, I sit next to an older fellow with thick glasses and ...