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By Lynne M. Sullivan

A brand new in-depth consultant to those hugely well known English-speaking Caribbean islands by way of the writer of our top-selling Virgin Islands event consultant. Dominica is exclusive in that it used to be by no means farmed over; it continues to be jungle-covered, mountainous and the single island nonetheless occupied by means of the unique Carib Indians. St. Lucia is extra built, yet is breathtaking in its good looks, with excessive peaks and azure-blue abandoned bays. entire historical past info - background, tradition, geography and weather - grants a pretty good wisdom of every vacation spot and its humans. neighborhood chapters take you on an introductory journey, with stops at museums, old websites and native sights. areas to stick and devour; transportation to, from and round your vacation spot; functional issues; tourism contacts - its all right here! exact local and city maps characteristic jogging and riding excursions. Then come the adventures - fishing, canoeing, climbing, rafting, llama journeys and extra.

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August Monday November 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Independence Day November 4 . . . . . . . . . . . Community Service Day December 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Boxing Day RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS Shrove Monday & Tuesday . . . . . . . . . . . February Carnival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . February Ash Wednesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . February Good Friday . . . . . . . . . .

68°F . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77°F . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86°F . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . htm. Be cautious about using sensitive equipment, such as computers, while on the islands. You would be wise to use a surge protector and monitor equipment for overheating. Appliances with internal clocks may not keep the correct time, and dive equipment, such as strobes, should be charged at regulated outlets available at dive shops.

N Kadans is the Créole spelling of a music genre that mixes calypso, mazouk, and beguine. Kadans rampa and kadans dous are two types of kadans. n Soukous comes from the African Congo and has a forceful bass, rapid rhythm, and quick guitar sounds. n Ska came out of Jamaica in the 1950s and combines calypso with blues and African folk songs. n Cadence-lypso started in the mid-1970s when Dominican musician Gordon Henderson and his band, Exile One, mixed calypso with a Haitian sound called compas and the US music known as funk.

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