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Grenada – The Island of Spices

Grenada – The Island of Spices

So, almost two years after our southern Caribbean cruise, here is the post about the last island we visited – Grenada.

I knew almost next to nothing about the island but was very eager to visit it. Particularly I was very excited as Grenada is very close to South America – a continent which I have never been to but would like to visit. So visiting Grenada was like going closer and closer to South America.

The air in Grenada is different – it is filled with the smells of all kinds of spices which you can feel almost immediately after setting foot on the island. The heat and the smell of spices made the air feel very heavy.

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A taste of summer in February

We rarely travel somewhere in the first two months of the year although it is very common amongst Canadians. And it is understandable why – the winter in Canada is cold and snowy, and the skies are covered with dark clouds. Actually, the only time we travelled in February was in 2011 when we visited San Diego. It was summer in February and it was a little strange for me, because I always associate this month with lots of snow and cold weather.

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