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There's construction work going on at TiTou Gorge. In addition to the unsightly building that has already been constructed there, a road will now take buses across the river. Apparently crossing over the pipe was far too much fun. … [Read more...]

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Boiling Lake

Valley of Desolation, Dominica

I hiked to the Boiling Lake yesterday. Here are some pictures. The weather was great - as good as I can remember on this hike - and the scenery was breathtaking. The trail was in pretty good shape except for the Morne Nicholls - Valley of Desolation descent/ascent. To be honest this is always the worst part and the trickiest to maintain. Quite a … [Read more...]

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Catch up

Miracle Lake Dominica

It's been a while since I posted any updates - life has been getting in the way of all the fun - but I'm back now. I'm working on a few new things; a new book (something a bit different) and you may have already seen the Roseau City Guide website which I've created to help out cruise ship/day visitors. Anyway, so here I am starting from scratch … [Read more...]

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Dominica Gardens

living fence

Just for fun, and maybe even a little interest (!), I've kicked off a community blog for enthusiastic nature island gardeners - www.dominicagardens.org. I hope it will take off but that really depends on whether I can get others to post. Let's see. I think it would be cool if it does, so go and check it out from time to time and see how we're … [Read more...]

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Tropical Storm Bertha

A photo of Tropical Storm Bertha that I took from my porch this evening as it tracked south west of Dominica and headed out into the Caribbean. and another ... … [Read more...]

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Roseau City Guide

Roseau City Guide

My Roseau City Guide website is now live. With a few updates and added extras, the content of the website is taken from the Roseau chapter of my Bradt Dominica Travel Guide (second edition). It is mobile ready and is primarily aimed at day visitors, helping them to maximise their short time in and enjoyment of the nation's capital. I hope it … [Read more...]

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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 … [Read more...]

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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. … [Read more...]

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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 but well worth it as the … [Read more...]