Cloud-covered Morne Trois Pitons

Roseau, Dominica: As the propeller plane, carrying not more than 40 passengers, descends down upon the island of Dominica, you are almost expecting a few pterodactyls (the feathered dinosaurs) to fly past and probably even land alongside you.

It is the closest you can get to experience a scene straight out of Jurassic Park. Lush mountainous rainforests surround the tiny island, renowned for its rivers and magical waterfalls on all sides, while also housing a variety of rare animal species. Only a few small country houses perched erratically on the hills provide any proof of human inhabitancy.

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