Dominica's pre-Columbian name is Wai'tu kubuli, which means 'Her body is tall'. This Caribbean island is located between Martinique
. A member of the Commonwealth, Dominica is a former British colony which has been independent since 1978. A paradise for birds, the green island is loved for its various landscapes
, its mountains and coral reefs, its tropical forests
and its banana and coconut plantations. Those who travel to Dominica will find a paradise just waiting to be explored, if only for the Zouk music and the Dominican people, who are particularly friendly and always smiling.