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Waking up in the shadow of the Pitons

by Adrian 30th Dec 2014 - Caribbean

Our first stop whilst heading south was the bay between the St Lucis’s Piton mountains.

Pitons

These towering volcanic spires rise out of the sea into the tropical rainforest and are the iconic symbol of St Lucia. The Gros Piton is 771 metres (2,530 ft) high, and the Petit Piton is 743 metres (2,438 ft) high. They are linked by the Piton Mitan ridge.

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