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Thursday, January 1, 2009

Caribbean a hikers' delight

TheStar.com "It's all a matter of perspective: glutton for punishment or cardio-tourist.

Challenging terrain offers a special mojo for tourists who prefer to ditch the lull of the hammock and look for activities that push heart rates into the red zone. Several Caribbean islands make the grade – thanks to millennia of geologic instability when volcanoes were thrust up from the depths of the sea, creating a string of mountainous islands."