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Fig Tree  
   

Fig Tree

This fig tree seems to have grown right out of the dam located at the Wallilabou Heritage Park in St. Vincent. We found out from a local that the dam was built for use by the Arrowroot factory that operated from the 1950s to the 1970s. They processed all the arrowroot grown on the neighboring islands as well during this period until the demand died.
The Start of the Windward Islands - Martinique to Bequia

June 23rd 2011
Martinique was the last of the French islands that we will be visiting this season. The Windward Islands run from Martinique to Grenada and were to be the easier ones to sail as we were now heading south. We left Trois Ilets in Martinique around 6AM on a Friday, June 10th and arrived in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia about 1PM. The wind started out light, but then built to 15 knots which was great. We ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Saint Vincent & Grenadines » Grenadines

Saint Vincentian or Vincentian Flag Disputed between France and the United Kingdom in the 18th century, Saint Vincent was ceded to the latter in 1783. Autonomy was granted in 1969 and independence in 1979.... ... read more
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