A year ago I would have said I was late, today I'm right on island time. On June 8th of 2016 Rich and I landed in Dominica with Dexter, Pierre and 99% of our worldly possessions, a year later we still feel brand new to this island and totally at home all at the same … Continue reading 1 Year On Dominica
My birthday's have held special significance the past few years. Richard's first trip to Dominica was for my birthday, we were engaged a few days after my birthday on our layover in Puerto Rico. A year later we were celebrating my birthday in Las Vegas just a few days away from leaving for a week in … Continue reading Island Birthdays
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So you want to visit Dominica?! Wonderful, now how do you get here, which airport do you fly into? what should you pack? what is the currency? Eeek! HELP! Here is a short primer on visiting Dominica whether you are friends or family visiting us personally, a guest or camper visiting once SALT is … Continue reading Visiting Dominica
OurSaltyPassports.com has teamed up with Waïti Media and together we are a force to be reckoned with! Together we always get the shot, and we've been going on so many fun adventures together recently which probably accounts for the lack of recent updates! But - I've got some great blogs coming up for you including our experiences … Continue reading Salty/Waïti
If you've been following along on our adventure for some time, or you've been catching up quickly you might notice a theme I have of not revealing where we are in projects until we've actually made substantial progress. It's hard to track progress when its so subjective, it's like being excited about carving out a cog only to … Continue reading Planning Progress Report!
"Best laid plans ..." I mutter it to myself all the time. So many days we throw our hands up and throw our plans out the window. It should come to no surprise to us when tasks cannot be completed on the first trip to Roseau, or a specific office. We should know by now we … Continue reading Best Laid Plans
Yesterday, Tuesday February 28th Our Salty Passports experienced Carnival ... Mas Domink / The Real Mas / Carnival Tuesday / Jump Up Whatever you want to call it we had so much fun. This pre-lent festival is everything you might imagine from a Caribbean party, booming music, spectacular costumes in bold colors & multiple generations of … Continue reading Dominica Carnival 2017
Yesterday I took a break from wallowing in the muck of bureaucracy and the planning and logistics of SALT to assess my progress in other areas of life. We've made progress on our house plans and our business plans, but even as I write this my focus is like a pinball zipping through my mind bouncing … Continue reading In Our Salty Garden
Sometimes you just have to get away, and what better excuse than a first wedding anniversary? Rich and I planned ourselves a little stay-cation on the east coast of the island at Pagua Bay House in honor of our 9th anniversary of being together and 1st anniversary as husband and wife. Feb 16th we woke … Continue reading Stay-cation