In 1502, on his fourth voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus discovered Martinique. At the time, the island’s inhabitants were the Caribbean Indians, who had already driven out the Arawaks from the Orinoco Valley. For them, Martinique was Madinina, the island of flowers. June 15, 1502: Christopher Columbus landsRead More →

Cuba is a tropical island with a generally warm, humid climate (average relative humidity 78%) and an average of 330 days of sunshine a year. There are only two major seasons: wet (May to November) and dry (December to April). The average annual temperature is 25.2 degrees Celsius (77°F). InRead More →

Climate There are two climatic seasons in Guadeloupe: Lent, a very dry season that begins at the start of the year (February or March, depending on the year), and Wintering, a hot, rainy, cyclone-prone period that begins in September. Annual temperatures generally vary between 19°C and 32°C.Read More →

Saint Domingue

Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic. With approximately 2.5 million inhabitants, it concentrates the politics, economy and culture of the country. Santo Domingo is the first city of the New World and the place where we can say that the modern history of America began. Seeing theRead More →

Trafalgar Falls dominicaine

Located in the western part of Morne Trois-Piton National Park (which is about 10 kms (6 miles) from Roseau, wonderful restaurants, a waterfall in this park are the largest and most popular attractions on the island. In addition, they are extremely impressive, but they are also easily accessible to mostRead More →

Boca Chica

Boca Chica is a fishing village that has had its ups and downs as a tourist destination, currently being a destination with few tourist attractions but which offers some services to spend a good vacation. Boca Chica, located 30 kilometers from the capital, is considered by many as the beachRead More →

Puerto Plata one of the oldest cities in the new world founded by Christopher Columbus in 1492 Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic mountains of the Northern Cordillera, surrounded by beaches and coastal villages, Puerto Plata is the capital of the northern coast. A few kilometers from PlayaRead More →

musee gauguin

The famous French painter Paul Gauguin lived in Martinique for five months, studying and painting his surroundings. Martinique honors Gauguin’s efforts at the Paul Gauguin Interpretive Center. In this beautiful museum, the main gallery features his original works, and in the other rooms, visitors will find exhibits detailing his lifeRead More →

Musee Pagerie

Marie-Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie was born in Trois-îlets on July 27, 1763 into a sugar family. Her tumultuous life would later make her known as the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte and Empress of the French in 1804. Of the family property devastated by numerous hurricanes and cyclones, onlyRead More →

musee schoelcher pointe pitre

The Schoelcher Museum stands today to honor a man who fought fervently for the abolition of slavery, not only in Guadeloupe, but throughout the Caribbean. The museum was opened in the 19th century with the purpose of displaying works of art, and it still does so to some extent, withRead More →