George Rodney, who built Fort Rodney, doesn't sound like he was what a modern person would call a nice character. He arrived at Pigeon Island in 1778, expelled its residents and then proceeded to cut down all the trees to improve his view of neighboring Martinique, a French island that needed to be spied on.
Nowadays, the ruins of the fort are set in a nature reserve which also contains a couple of nice beaches. To reach it, you have to climb a fairly steep and rough path. Your reward will be some stunning views. If you take up the challenge, remember to wear good shoes, go early to avoid the hottest part of the day and take your time on the climb.
The design and surrounding environment are just the beginning of your experience at this daring... Read more