Travel By Fingertip...Dominica & Montserrat

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Points of Interest In Dominica & Montserrat

Dominica is a lush island whose interior is dominated by a luxurious rainforest populated by parrots and birds of every description. The many national parks are all worthwhile for exploration. The volcanic origins of Dominica have rendered most of the sand on the beaches various shades of black.
Village of Roseau
The capital of Dominica and home of the Old Market Plaza, The National Park Office, The Public Library and other official buildings.
Morne Trois Pitons
A jungle haven featuring 16,000 acres of national park, exotic birds and cool mountain lakes. Addr: North of Roseau.
Sulphur Springs & Trafalgar Falls
The volcanic movements below the surface of these springs make them too hot for bathing. Nearby Trafalgar Falls drop 200 feet into a calm pool of sparkling water. Addr: Morne Trois Pitons National Park.
Montserrat's nick-name, The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean, is reflected in it's lush greenery and three mountain ranges. The volcanic origins of Montserrat have rendered most of the sand on the beaches various shades of black.
A walking tour of the capital city includes the Government House, an 18th Century Victorian home with beautifully kept gardens, the central market, War Memorial, Treasury and Medical University.
Montserrat Museum
Historical artifacts, records and island memorabilia. Addr: Richmond Hill Ph: 491-5443.
Chance's Peak
The highest point of the island and a very hearty climb; hike through a luscious rainforest. Addr: Outside the village of St. Patrick's.
Great Alps Waterfalls
Trek through another rainforest to reach this spectacular falls which thunders down 70 feet to the shallow pool below. Addr: Off Old Fort Road.

Travel By Fingertip.....Dominica / Montserrat