Dominica Bookshelf Project

Posted by on Mar 10, 2007 in amanzi, blog, Voyage 1 | No Comments
Dominica Bookshelf Project

Kim 03/10/2007, Portsmouth, Dominica   Preparing to do this trip required a great deal of research using books and references from the internet. Throughout our travels, we need access to a range of reference books – navigational, weather, boat maintenance, fishing guides – and of course, we have our books for pleasure that we regularly ...

Kalinago, Dominica’s First people

Posted by on May 15, 2006 in blog, Voyage 1 | No Comments
Kalinago, Dominica’s First people

Kim 05/15/2006, Crayfish River, Dominica Following Mrs. Green’s advice (the Principal at Dublanc Primary School), we set off to visit the recently opened Carib-model village, Kalinago Barana Aute. It’s a replica of how a Carib village would have been built 500 years ago. The Caribs originally came to Dominica from South America about 1000 years ...

Food a plenty

Posted by on May 12, 2006 in blog, Voyage 1 | No Comments
Food a plenty

Kim 05/12/2006, Portsmouth, Dominica Imagine walking out into your backyard and you’re surrounded by a variety of trees growing avocados, bananas, coconuts, papaya, mangoes, limes and nutmeg. In the front yard there are a variety of exotic flowers including birds of paradise and hibiscus. From your back door you can see the rain forests growing ...