PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lone coconut faces the mighty Atlantic Ocean

Photo by Charles Valentin

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  1. Wow!
    May 18, 2012

    Wow!! :-D

  2. Anonymous
    June 4, 2011

    great shoot

  3. hmmmmm
    February 3, 2011

    I would like to share my nut. Who wants to taste my nice juicy nut? I just need to peel it down to the real white meaty stuff…

  4. SuperDupes
    February 3, 2011

    This is a really good shot for real….I especially like the reflection in the water underneath the coconut….Tres Kool!!!

  5. fredo
    February 3, 2011


      February 3, 2011

      Hahaha……………………..lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvee your comment to the max!!!!

    February 3, 2011

    Fabulous pic! it is in it’s natural state……………..there is no need to edit the photographs.

    This photo has captured the essence of the story. Editing is prohibited!!!!!!!!! Why edit??? these are novice photographs bringing the beauty of Dominica to those of us who reside outside of the island.

    Well done Charles Valentin – good job!!!

  7. seesaw
    February 3, 2011

    put de lime in de coconut!!

  8. Mango Sweet
    February 2, 2011

    Nice shot, Charles, Exposure great, and I like the composition.

    Just wished you had held the camera a bit more “level” or had done some editing on the photo to have the horizon appear more horizontal.

      February 3, 2011

      y edit it then it wont be real i believe the photographer captured the real essence when i first looked at it i fell in love a job well done !!!!!!!!!!

  9. Truth, Justice, Love, Peace and Unity
    February 2, 2011

    I certainly would love to drink the coconut water and to bake a cake with the fruit. Makes me homesick too.
    The coconut is up to something. It looks so lonely. :lol: I bet it was not long after that someone took it. :)
    The beach is just beautiful. Considering it is winter, last night there was a snow storm with more snow falling this afternoon in Toronto adding more snow to what was previously on the ground since last week in Toronto, this beach is enticing. Would love to go for a swim. I will have to wait when next I visit home.
    Great picture! Sweet Dominica!

      February 3, 2011

      :lol: I will FEDEX some much needed sunshine and a coco sec (like the one on the beach) to you in Toronto to brighten up your day 8) :lol:

      Let’s make a date for Creole Music Festival!!!

  10. proud dominican
    February 2, 2011

    poor coconut

  11. Reason
    February 2, 2011

    Nice shot. Hamptead Beach also known as Batibou.

    • Charles
      December 3, 2011

      Sorry, but Hampstead is not the same beach as Batibou. This pic was taken in Batibou.

  12. Left Nut
    February 2, 2011

    Soooo…that’s where I left my nuts.

  13. hmmmm
    February 2, 2011

    just a matter of time b 4 it turns into coconut cake, lol, great pic doe

    • Dominican Abroad
      February 2, 2011

      somebody might eat it like that b4 it gets mixed witht he flour and spices. I know i would

  14. Eye for Nature
    February 2, 2011

    Just think how many places and stops this one coconut made. All Alone. Trust me, it will get company somewhere along the way

  15. Dominican Abroad
    February 2, 2011

    this is an AWESOME pic, the coconut standing strong, you cn see a few waves have tried moving it, lol great shot Charles, which beach is that?

    • Charles
      December 3, 2011

      It was taken in Batibou.

  16. Disclaimer
    February 2, 2011

    Pic is nice. Looks photoshopped. Is it? But i like the description.

    • Charles
      December 3, 2011

      I promise the picture was not photoshopped. I just waited the perfect time and light.

    February 2, 2011

    This is Ron Green in La Plaine…..Alas, only one coco???

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