Photograph by Arun Madisetti/Images Dominica

Close encounter: whale-watching in Dominica

Only a handful of divers are lucky enough to see eye to eye with Dominica’s amazing whales.

Gros Piton from the summit of Petit Piton. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Peak conditions: taking on the Caribbean’s mountain ranges

The Caribbean is a region of hills and mountains, not just beaches and bays. Maria Sebastian tackles the double challenge of St Lucia’s Pitons, and Janelle Chanona braves the rigours of Belize’s Victoria Peak. Plus vertical adventures in Cuba, Guyana, Dominica, and Trinidad.


What lies beneath: geothermal energy in Dominica

Dominica, the Antilles’ youngest island, is shaped by awesome volcanic forces beneath its surface — the key to an ambitious and sometimes controversia.

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Word of mouth (September/October 2013)

Discover a new crop of Jamaican artists, experience J’Ouvert Brooklyn style, and jam to Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival.


Dominica’s great frog rescue

When a deadly fungus threatened to wipe out the Mountain Chicken in Dominica, researchers came up with a daring rescue plan.


Up hill and down dale: Dominica’s Waitukubali National Trail

Simon Walsh explores Dominica’s Waitukubali National Trail ­— a fourteen-day hike from tip to tip of the hilly “Nature Island” .

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Unterrified consciousness

Jane Bryce on It Falls into Place, by Phyllis Shand Allfrey .

The children from Atkinson School who wrote the book, with their teacher, Micheline Bruno. Photograph courtesy Papillote Press

Book Reviews – May/June 2010

The new books that are reflecting the region right now.

Nelly Stharre. Photograph courtesy Paul Crask

Nelly Stharre: woman of the earth

Singer Nelly Stharre is returning to her roots in Dominica. Paul Crask joined her on the way .

Lennox Honychurch: icon of the island

Lennox Honychurch: icon of the island

Writer, artist, activist, MP, champion of the First People: Raymond Ramcharitar sums up Dominica’s Lennox Honychurch.