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Eastern Caribbean Guadeloupe

May 1, 1991

Guadeloupe named Santa MarĂ­a de Guadalupe de Estremadura by Columbus, the island was known to her pre-Columbian inhabitants as Karukera, land of the beautiful waters.
The Saints An archipelago of eight tiny volcanic islands, the Iles des Saintes are idyllic tropical hideaways scalloped by white sand beaches.
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Dominica Eastern Caribbean

May 1, 1991

Caren and Patricia on May Day boat ride 1991
Dominica coastline
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Dominica Eastern Caribbean

May 1, 1991

The Amazing Grace a cargo boat trip from Portsmouth around the Caribbean Sea
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Eastern Caribbean Guadeloupe

April 6, 1991

Yolanda the nun over Guadeloupe.
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Eastern Caribbean Montserrat

April 3, 1991

Galway’s Soufriere In contrast to the lush green landscape of Montserrat, the crater is a stark, grayish expanse of rock and volcanic tuff with pits of bubbling muddy water and hot springs that emit strong-smelling sulphorous vapors.
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Eastern Caribbean Montserrat

April 3, 1991

Rick Weinberg at Galway’s Soufriere
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Eastern Caribbean Montserrat

April 3, 1991

This picture was on a page in my photo book that labeled it as part of Galway’s Plantation, which is near Galway’s Soufriere. The plantation was started in the mid-seventeenth century and was operated on and off for over 250 years; its ruins are among the most impressive in the easter Caribbean.
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Eastern Caribbean Montserrat

April 3, 1991

Galway’s Plantation, Montserrat. An archeological project sponsored by the Montserrat National Trust and directed by specialists from the University of Tennessee and Boston University with assistance from Earthwatch and other conservation groups.
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Eastern Caribbean Montserrat

April 4, 1991

On the way to Chance Peak, Montserrat’s highest mountain. From Kay Showker’s Caribbean: Montserrat’s “mountain chicken” is a large frog, the legs of which are a local delicacy. Known locally by its Creole name, crapaud, it is hunted after rainy spells. Can you find the mountain chicken in this picture?
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Eastern Caribbean Montserrat

April 4, 1991

On the way to Chance Peak, Montserrat’s highest mountain, with Sean and Rick. April 1991. “A highly rewarding hike to Chance Peak, trekking through rain and montane forests, can be done in a morning.” — Caribbean, The Outdoor Traveler’s Guide.