Getting the dirt on Saint Lucia

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Well, mud actually not dirt. The volcanic mud of the Soufriere caldera on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia is reported to do wonders for your skin. The Soufriere caldera is located near the city of the same name adjacent to the Pitons, the twin mountains Saint Lucia is most known for.

The weather was so spotty. I was never able to get a good shot of the twin Pitons. They are located on the right side of this photo.
The east coast of the island is full of coves just perfect for snorkeling.
One and a half of the famous twin peaks. I was never able to get a shot of both peaks the clouds just wouldn’t bend to my will.
The two peaks of the Pitons are Gros Piton and Petit Piton. In this picture, Petit Piton stands majestic and defiant of clouds
While one is Gros (large) Piton and the other is Petit (little) Piton, there are only about 150 feet of difference.  Both are at least 2400 feet above sea level.
Castries the capital city of the nation of Saint Lucia
The Globetrotting Grandpa gets dirty
To wash off all that mud a refreshing bath in the hot springs
A Saint Lucian feast with fresh fruit, fried plantains, grilled chicken and fish and beans and rice.
Once the evening came the clouds cleared and the sea beckoned us on to our next adventure.

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