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banana grove

Our banana grove is looking replete ! How on earth will we eat all those ?

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bRADT dOMINICA

Bradt’s new Dominica destination pages went live today. Very cool, I like it. http://www.bradtguides.com/destinations/north-america-caribbean/dominica.html

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dreams of a wistful nomad (2.2)

DREAMS OF A WISTFUL NOMAD By Paul Crask Kylius “But how do you sell dreams and nostalgia ?” asked Kylius. “Simple really,” Eggbert smirked, washing his very hairy armpits with a soapy flannel. “It’s a rudimentary technique. We tap into the customer’s brain and turn his memories into a library of nostalgia and/or dream sequences. […]

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Botanic Gardens Dominica

Some pictures of Roseau’s Botanical Gardens yesterday.

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cannon ball tree

The flower of the cannon ball tree in Roseau’s Botanical Gardens today.

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Red Rocks, Dominica

Morne aux Diables is the backdrop as the sun goes down over the red rocks at Pointe Baptiste on Dominica’s north east coast.

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dreams of a wistful nomad (2.1)

DREAMS OF A WISTFUL NOMAD By Paul Crask Kylius The kitchen of the Sturm und Drang was a hive of activity. A small army of cooks and waiters ran back and forth, shouting instructions at each other, chopping ingredients with large knives and hatchets, carrying teetering towers of bowls and dishes. How they didn’t fall […]

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Morne Trois Pitons, Dominica

Here’s a bird’s eye view of west central Dominica from the top of Morne Trois Pitons, the island’s second tallest peak and namesake of our very own UNESCO World Heritage Site. The vegetation at the top is predominantly clusia (known locally as kaklen) with the occasional mountain palm. It’s a tough hike to the top […]

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‘When we become fixed in our perceptions we lose our ability to fly” Mingyur Rinpoche