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Cayenne, French Guiana  

Cayenne, French Guiana

French Guiana

August 16th 2009
We left Paramaribo in the morning via bus along a ridiculously rough paved road to the border town of Albina. We crossed the river by boat and got stamped into French Guiana. We would use the country’s capital Cayenne as our base so boarded further transport to take us the rest of the way. The country, as a French territory, uses euros and is a horrendously expensive place. Thirty five euros ... read more
South America » French Guiana » Cayenne

French Guianese Flag First settled by the French in 1604, French Guiana was the site of notorious penal settlements until 1951. The European Space Agency launches its communication satellites from Kourou.... ... read more
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