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Summit Oct 30th 2013 Grenada

Grenada is a rolling, mountainous island, covered with fragrant spice trees and rare tropical flowers. Bordered by stunning beaches, and dotted with picturesque towns, this verdant island has long been a major source of nutmeg, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and cocoa. The seductive drifts through the colorful Saturday markets and Grenada's dense forests. In the interior of this volcanic island are cascading rivers and waterfalls, lush rainforests, and one of the most breathtakingly beautiful mountain lakes imaginable. The capital, St. George's, is widely held to be the loveliest city in the Caribbean. Its horseshoe-shaped harbor is surrounded by a pastel rainbow of dockside warehouses and the red-tiled roofs of traditional shops and homes.

We all met off ship for our tour. We had a misty rainy day but still had lots of fun. 0ur guide for the days was Neil. We went up to Concord falls.large_90_DSC_1138.jpglarge_DSC_1141.jpglarge_DSC_1142.jpglarge_270_DSC_1146.jpglarge_DSC_1149.jpglarge_DSC_1154.jpglarge_270_DSC_1157.jpglarge_270_DSC_1158.jpglarge_DSC_1159.jpglarge_DSC_1160.jpglarge_DSC_1163.jpg We bought some spices and oil for joints,

next we went to Grenada Dougladston Estate to see cocco beans, nutmeg, mace, and spices.large_DSC_1165.jpglarge_DSC_1166.jpglarge_DSC_1167.jpglarge_270_DSC_1168.jpglarge_DSC_1169.jpglarge_DSC_1171.jpglarge_DSC_1172.jpg

We stopped at a nutmeg sorting plant and bought spice necklaces.




last stop since it was raining we stopped for a drink

Met a Michele's for wine. Tonight was formal night Had lobster, blue cheese souffle and cream burlee. Went dancing till 1030.

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