Scenic Sunday #112: Gros Piton

Gros Piton, Saint Lucia. September 13, 2001.

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Gros Piton, and its smaller twin, Petit Piton, are iconic symbols of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.  They guard the entrance to the bay leading to the town of Soufrière on the west coast.  This picture was taken from a catamaran as it approached the bay after a cruise along the coast.

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10 Responses to “Scenic Sunday #112: Gros Piton”

  1. Ruth Hiebrt Says:

    A beautiful scene,made even more so by the clouds.Hope you are having a great weekend.

  2. Neal Says:

    Never been there….looks like it might be an interesting place to visit.

  3. Karin Says:

    That’s quite the steep, sharp mountain!! Very lovely photo George. Loved yesterday’s too – interesting threatening skies yet no follow through with the rain.

  4. Mildred Says:

    How very pretty! The clouds really accentuate the mountain top. It must have been awesome in person. Thanks for sharing George.

  5. busy bee suz Says:

    So beautiful George…could have been anywhere in the world!

  6. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I came in to comment, but just had to go back to enlarge the picture, and it was worth it! Gosh, how imposing and actually pointy!! Lots of greenery on it. It’s unusual looking, and this is coming from a mountain girl!

  7. Carletta Says:

    That certainly looks like he rose up out of the ocean to be noticed! 🙂
    Very scenic George. Like Mildred I imagine it was awesome in person.

  8. Tricia Says:

    WoW! St Lucia! WoW!

  9. Mary Says:

    Seems like a good choice of name…that’s a very tall peak! Lovely shot.

  10. Kathy Ariano Says:

    Just beautiful! I’ve been seeing a lot about St. Lucia on Househunters International! Looks like a lovely place!

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