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Gill at school  

Gill at school

Family life in Dominica

February 13th 2012
Our next destination on Dominica was Grand Fond, high in the mountains. Although it only has a population of 1,200, it is the largest village in the area. In bad weather, the only road in gets blocked. After the 2004 earthquake, sixteen landslides closed the road – food had to be helicoptered in! We were staying with the Lesley family and, at the village school, we met Mrs. Lesley, the headm ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Dominica » Rosalie

Dominican Flag Dominica was the last of the Caribbean islands to be colonized by Europeans, due chiefly to the fierce resistance of the native Caribs. France ceded possession to Great Britain in 1763, which made the island a colony in 1805. In 1980, two years after... ... read more
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