Author: Paul Crask

Arrive, Travel, Leisure, Dominica

Dominica — only natural | Explore

The wild places of Dominica, the Caribbean’s Nature Island, aren’t just ravishingly beautiful, writes Paul Crask — there’s room to breathe free, even during COVID-19 restrictions

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Immerse, Music, People, Dominica

Michele Henderson: “I woke up with an entire song in my head”

Singer-songwriter Michele Henderson, performing at October’s World Creole Music Festival, on her musical childhood and her transition to the international stage — as told to Paul Crask, at her home in Grand Bay, Dominica

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Arrive, Environment, Dominica

Clearing the trail | Escape

Dominica’s Waitukubuli National Trail is the jewel in the Nature Isle’s ecotourism crown. 2017’s Hurricane Maria devastated the trail — along with the rest of Dominica — but now an unusual breed of “voluntourists” are helping restore it. Paul Crask meets two of them

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Engage, Environment, Dominica

What follows the storm in Dominica | Green

In September 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica’s houses, businesses, and infrastructure. But the storm also took a toll on the Nature Isle’s forests and wildlife — a major blow for an economy that depends on eco-tourism. Paul Crask reports

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Arrive, Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Dominica

Dominica: morning has broken

My home is in a small village called Giraudel, on the western slopes of the Morne Anglais volcano in the southern half of Dominica. It’s...

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Embark, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica

Word of mouth (May/June 2015)

The flower ladies Paul Crask explores his neighbours’ colourful gardens as they prepare for Dominica’s annual Flower Show Stephanie...

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Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent top ten

La Soufriere At just over 1,200 metres, La Soufriere is St Vincent’s tallest peak and dominates the entire north of the island. Still...

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Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, Dominica

Time stands still in Touna Auté, Dominica

Irvince Auguiste, architect of the Touna Auté project, invites me into his kitchen, where his wife Louisette greets me with a big smile...

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