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“It's the only thing on the island, save it for a rainy day!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Hermitage

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Owner description: A hike up 63-meter Mt. Alvernia to this small abbey will culminate in a panoramic view of Cat Island.
Broussard, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“It's the only thing on the island, save it for a rainy day!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

It's pretty cool for a day when you have nothing better to do, like a rainy day.

Visited July 2012
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English first
Atlanta
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tour of Hermitage”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2012

Great tour. Drove by a Bahamian wizard's house. This man is the gatekeeper in Exuma bring much to the Island, which is rich in African and European culture.

Visited June 2012
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great island view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2012

Highest point on the island, a nice drive, and a fun hike.

Visited June 2012
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Nassau, Bahamas
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“do it once (if you can)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

any tour guide or taxi driver can take you there. the climb to the top however is ridiculously steep. the back route is less steep but much longer. if you are fit try it out.the view from the top is breathtaking and you can see most of cat island.
make sure to look inside as well, but be careful of the bees that sometimes take up residence in there. the cave on the back side of the hill also holds native bats.

Visited May 2012
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Clinton, Ohio
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Short Hike”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2012

Walk up the hard way for fun and come down the easy way. It is worth a stop

Visited May 2012
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