Category: Dominica

Parlez-vous français?

DO I SPEAK FRENCH, you ask? Oui, un petit, petit (petit) peu!  We’ve returned to the Eastern Caribbean after 4 hurricane seasons in the Northeast and 1 in Georgia. Until we landed in the Spanish Virgins, we hadn’t realized how much we’d missed the weather, good vibes, great sailing, laid back lifestyle, swimming off the boat, fresh tropical fruit and… Read more →

Discovering Dominica

Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica (pr: dom-ih-knee-kah) whose pronunciation is such in order to distinguish it from the Dominican Republic. It’s a small, English-speaking (Creole is also spoken while the native Caribs have a settlement here as well as their own language), and independent island, sandwiched between the two French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. It’s also the second poorest Caribbean… Read more →