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It is justifiably nicknamed the "Nature Island of the Caribbean". It's not for the typical tourist. It's for adventure travelers.
Why tourism is low keyed
Several factors keep packaged tour groups away:
It is one of the shortest in the world. Consequently, there are no direct flights from America and Europe.
They don't exist on this small island.
Nightlife and fine dining
Again, they are lacking.
What Dominica offers
You're in heaven if you love to involve yourself directly with nature.
Rainforest hiking trails
They take you through the rugged interior mountains of the Morne Trois Pitons National Park. They are covered with lush tropical vegetation. You see stunning Trafalgar Falls, the astonishing Boiling Lake (heated by underground volcanic activity), and other natural surprises. It's like exploring the Lost World.
Diving and snorkeling spots
Dominica has many underwater treats and each is uncrowded.
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The two Dominica photos in my montage are
copyrighted by the Discover Dominica Authority
and are used with permission.