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On the black sand beach of St Pierre  
   

On the black sand beach of St Pierre

St Lucia to Martinique

January 27th 2008
Our last night in St Lucia saw this beautiful sunset. The following morning it was taxi to Castries and the ferry trip to Martinique. Oh… how French is this! OK it’s January and it’s hot, but apart from that you could be anywhere in France. Hired a Peugeot and drove around the island. St Pierre where the whole town was destroyed in a volcanic eruption in 1903; Fort de France, the capital (w ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Martinique

Martiniquais Flag Colonized by France in 1635, the island has subsequently remained a French possession except for three brief periods of foreign occupation.... ... read more
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