Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Dominica - Hike Fest 2009: The Morne Vert Loop from Soufriere

Unlike the first hike of Hikefest 2009 - the Chemin Letang trail, where it rained for 3 hours straight, the Morne Vert Loop from Soufriere and ended at Soufriere Sulphur Springs was definitely one of the better hikes I’ve been on for quiet awhile.

The weather conditions on the day was ideal for hiking; not too hot but still clear enough to catch some spectacular views.



Morne Vert is located near the south coast of the island and the Soufriere Sulphur Springs.The area has an abundance of geological, as well as cultural history. A perfect example is the Bois Cotellete plantation is one of the oldest estates on the island, which dates back to 1700’s.The ruins are still there. Also apart of trail is the Palmiste Estate - an ancient track which was used by Kalinago Indians.

Courtesy of: Dominica Weekly
Courtesy of: Dominica

2 comments:

poetryfanatic said...

been on that hike too but i was working during that time so i wasnt paying much attention to the beauty of the walk, might do it another time though...

Maureen said...

Poetryfantic...The hike certainly has some spectacular views...

Thanks for your comment, much appreciated...

Take care...

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