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Cruise Ship Visit 2013 - Part 3 Grand Etang

Lakes and waterfalls


View 2013 Maasdam cruise on greatgrandmaR's travel map.

We went up into the mountains
Mountains in the distance

Mountains in the distance


And stopped at Grand Etang National Park.

Welcome to Grenada at Grand Etang

Welcome to Grenada at Grand Etang


Welcome to the Park sign

Welcome to the Park sign


Entrance to the park

Entrance to the park

Band at Grand Etang

Band at Grand Etang


We got a ticket for entrance ($2.00) and a ticket to get a free drink.

Fruit juice or rum punch

Fruit juice or rum punch


I just got fruit juice. There were also kiosks for us to buy stuff.

Beads and small items in a basket

Beads and small items in a basket

Stands with handicrafts

Stands with handicrafts

T shirts and tourists

T shirts and tourists

clothing and souvenirs

clothing and souvenirs


Crater Lake

Crater Lake

Bob went up to the building which had information about the park and took pictures there and of the lake in the distance (it is a volcano crater).
Sign in the park information building

Sign in the park information building


Climatology poster

Climatology poster

Grand Etang wildlife

Grand Etang wildlife

Birth of Caribbean islands

Birth of Caribbean islands


Albin told us about Hurricane Ivan and the one the next year - Ivan's sister - that took out the other end of the island.
The Grand Etang House

The Grand Etang House

From there we went to the parish of St. George and stopped to let people walk down to a waterfall.

Waterfall sign

Waterfall sign


Waterfall from the road

Waterfall from the road

Bob and I didn't go.
Banana lady

Banana lady

There as a man with a monkey for people to have their picture taken with.
Man with a monkey for photos

Man with a monkey for photos


Monkey for photos

Monkey for photos

Thank you USA

Thank you USA



Then we went up and down some steep hills and at one point we rounded a corner and there was another van coming the other direction on our side of the road. Someone else cried out, and I squeaked. The driver said again, not to panic unless the driver did.

The last part of the visit was to the forts that overlook St. George's and the port

Posted by greatgrandmaR 11:54 Archived in Grenada

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It's great you saw the life in Grenada as it is... Congratulations on your interesting discovery tour!

by Vic_IV

We went back and spent a week in Grenada as a result of this tour.

by greatgrandmaR

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