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“Get the Cameras Out!”
Review of Mesopotamia Valley

Ranked #11 of 55 things to do in St. Vincent
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Owner description: Buried in between two mountains, this valley offers tough hiking.
Reviewed 26 March 2014

The vista offered by the Mesopotamia Valley is as good as it gets in the Caribbean. The richly fertile valley, described as the ‘bread basket’ of St. Vincent, is planted with all things Caribbean - bananas, breadfruit, mango, nutmeg, cocoa, coconut, etc. Your camera will struggle to do it justice!

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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Very old place, but has a very great atmosphere. have to drive thu Mespo to get to montreal garden. Would love to go back.

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Reviewed 29 April 2013

Mesopotamia Valley (land between the rivers) ~ Know as the “breadbasket” or "Mespo" ."Mespo" is also one of the most cultivated locations in the caribbean.The land features rich fertile soil with virtually every tropical crop growing such as bananas, breadfruit,nutmeg,arrowroot, coconuts, sugar cane, cocoa and a wide variety of fruits. Mesopotamia is a town located inland on the eastern part of Saint Vincent. This is the "BEST" kept secret & unspoiled place to retire.

4  Thank Tbrowne21
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

Lucelle and I travelled to Grieggs and then up the road until it ends. On one side is lush fields, on the other is forest. The road a one lane path was actually cut to be two lanes and vegetation has overgrown half. The road becomes impassable at that point but a track leads to South Rivers, further up the coast. There are many roads the British cut that have fallen into disuse. Mespo was obviously very fertile. They get rain but no wind on old volcanic soils. Both Lucelle and I marvelled on how healthy all the crops were. I took pictures. There were two guides recommended to me to get to South River, Maya is the only name I remember. I will be looking for him next year. They say you could plant a nail in Mespo and harvest a wrench. You don't see it from the highway. You have to travel to places like Grieggs to really appreciate just how fertile Mespo is.

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Reviewed 28 November 2012

You will appreciate the natural and breathtaking views of the valley. The "bread basket" offers a variety of crops in their natural state...nutmeg, breadfruit, guava, bananas, plantains, cocoa (to name of few). Ventured into the valley and had the opportunity to drink the river water, one word to describe.......pure.

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