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  • Smoke rising from burning buildings
    Smoke rising from burning buildings
    by grandmaR
  • Steam at the edge of the beach
    Steam at the edge of the beach
    by grandmaR
  • Another picture of the steam
    Another picture of the steam
    by grandmaR

Montserrat Favorites

  • Black Sand

    The beaches in Montserrat are (whatever they were before) black sand in the Exclusion Zone. Rendezvous Bay contains the only white (coral) sand beach in Montserrat and it is only accessible by boat or a rugged hike. Sand in the other bays is of volcanic origin and may be grey or black.What you might not think of in connection with Montserrat -...

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  • Regrowth

    When Catholic-Irish settlers fleeing from persecution on St. Kitts arrived in Montserrat sometime between 1632 and 1633, they nicknamed it ‘The Emerald Isle’ because of the lush green giant ferns and forests climbing the sides of Montserrat’s two volcanoes, and the island’s resemblance to Ireland. When we were trying to find a way through to the...

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  • Burning Buildings, Boiling Ocean

    We didn't get to see the old capitol of Plymouth because of a pyroclastic flow The pilot pointed out to us that the buildings that had been there were burning and had smoke plumes spiralling up from the loations. Also he showed us where the hot material met the edge of the beach, the sea water was boiling and turning into steam.This was very...

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  • eat at Ziggy's Restaurant, &...

    eat at Ziggy's Restaurant, & drive the narrow, curvy, mountainous roads. the ferry boat ride from Antigua to Montserrat; my 11-day stay at the villa Wing Song; the perfect weather for tanning: intense sun, but comfortable w/temperatures in the low 80's, low humidity & cooling trade winds; the helicopter ride from Montserrat to Antigua.

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  • THE DOCK AT MONTSERRAT. ...

    THE DOCK AT MONTSERRAT. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A SECONDARY DOCK FOR THE ISLAND. THE MAIN FERRY DOCK, LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE NEAR THE CAPITAL OF PLYMOUTH, IS OUT OF COMMISSION.

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  • A COUPLE NATIVES ON THE DOCK...

    A COUPLE NATIVES ON THE DOCK IN ANTIGUA, WAITING FOR THE FERRY TO MONTSERRAT.

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