Pitons Management Area

From the Pitons Management Area World Heritage inscription: Dominating the mountainous landscape of St Lucia are the Pitons, two steep-sided volcanic spires rising side by side from the sea. Gros Piton (770 m) is 3 km in diameter at its base, and Petit Piton (743 m) is 1 km in diameter and linked to the …

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Morne Trois Pitons National Park

From the World Heritage inscription: Morne Trois Pitons is located 13 km east of the town of Roseau in the highlands of south-central Dominica and it is the basaltic spike-like remains of a former volcano rising to approximately 1,300 m, within 8 km of the sea. The landscape is characterized by volcanic piles with precipitous …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 146

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen and myself are joined by our guest Brian Kelly from ThePointsGuy.com Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Dubai airports introduce smart gates to reduce international wait times ‘Hyperloop’ Could Send People From L.A. To San Francisco In 30 Minutes | Gadling.com Lonely Planet staff face job losses in …

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Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park

From the World Heritage inscription: The Brimstone Hill Fortress is of historical, cultural and architectural significance, a monument to the ingenuity of the British military engineers who designed it and supervised its construction and to the skill, strength and endurance of the African slaves who built and maintained it. In some of its architectural features, …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 145

This week I called in from the island on Antigua and I was joined by my co-hosts Chris Christensen, Jen Leo and our guest this week Johnny Jet. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: NTSB Apology: Intern Confirmed Racist Names to TV Station Picks of the week: Jen – Manhattan Before8 Chris – urbanbellhop.com …

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