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Dominica, December 2003





on the trail from Middleham Falls
on the trail from Middleham Falls

heliconia
heliconia


huge ficus (Banyan) tree at Dominica's Botanical Garden
huge ficus (Banyan) tree at Dominica's Botanical Garden


school bus victim of hurricane david
school bus victim of hurricane david

Cyrille (our botany guide) about to hit the road
Cyrille (our botany guide) about to hit the road

view of coastal village
view of coastal village

Cyrille and us at the end of our botany tour
Cyrille and us at the end of our botany tour

an unwelcome guest in our room - it seemed much bigger at the time
an unwelcome guest in our room - it seemed much bigger at the time

the view from our balcony at the Layou River Hotel
the view from our balcony at the Layou River Hotel

view of the Layou River
view of the Layou River

Bertrand and his machete clear the road
Bertrand and his machete clear the road

Java au natural!  (tastes like sweet pepper)
Java au natural! (tastes like sweet pepper)

Sara attempts to steal an orange - but sadly couldn't reach!
Sara attempts to steal an orange - but sadly couldn't reach!

The big hike up Morne Diablotin begins...
The big hike up Morne Diablotin begins...

rainy views from about halfway up Morne Diablotin
rainy views from about halfway up Morne Diablotin

still smiling - we haven't hit the hard part of the hike yet!
still smiling - we haven't hit the hard part of the hike yet!

Sara and Bertrand about halfway up Morne Diablotin
Sara and Bertrand about halfway up Morne Diablotin

yet another gorgeous bromeliad
yet another gorgeous bromeliad

Photos by Gallery