Travel Pics Theme: D for Dominica

This week, our Travel pics series is D for Dominica. And our final picture this week shows a unique take on copyright in the Caribbean 🙂 We were wandering in to town from the Roseau cruise ship wharf when we spotted this corner store, which sells all sorts of things but obviously specialises in mobile phones…

Travel Pics Theme: D for Dominica

This week, our Travel pics series is D for Dominica. And for Saturday, it is Windsor Park and the national stadium of Dominica. Built on a former rubbish dump known as Cow Town, the venue is the home of cricket in Dominica – although it’s also used for everything from political rallies and calypso competitions to the…

Travel Pics Theme: D for Dominica

This week, our Travel pics series is D for Dominica. For Friday, it’s a typical street scene in Roseau, the capital of Dominica – and a town of just 16,000 people. Known as Wozo in the local creole, Roseau is on the site of a former native village but it didn’t begin to grow until French…

Travel Pics Theme: D for Dominica

This week, our Travel pics series is D for Dominica. Dominica is one of the younger islands in the Caribbean – in fact, it is still quite active, in a volcanic sense. There are thousands of fumaroles – vents which allow volcanic gases to escape – across the island. There are also a number of these…

Travel Pics Theme: D for Dominica

This week, our Travel pics series is D for Dominica. We’ve mentioned that Dominica doesn’t get as many tourists as other Caribbean nations, partly because it has so few beaches, and is largely a volcanic island – quite steep and hilly. But what that means is that there ARE some lovely sights to  be seen in…

Travel Pics Theme: D for Dominica

This week, our Travel pics series is D for Dominica. Dominica is an island country in the Caribbean; Dominican Republic is ALSO an Island country, in the Caribbean. So what’s the difference? Well, lots, actually! The Dominican Republic covers about half of the island of Hispaniola – it shares the island with Haiti – and is…