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Garden of Balata

2021-08-03

On 3 hectares of private land with a view of the Pitons du Carbet is the botanical garden of Balata, a botanical garden created by the famous horticulturist Jean-Philippe Thoze. From a wild vegetation, passionate and creator of the garden in 1982, Jean-Philippe Thoze knew how to imagine and createRead More →

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Nassau, capital of the Bahamas

2021-02-28

You have chosen Nassau, capital of the Bahamas, as your destination? This city is located in the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by heavenly beaches. However, you don’t know what to do there? Here are some tourist attractions and discoveries to make during your visit to the Bahamas Discover the historyRead More →

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Discover the 5 cities to visit in Cuba

2021-02-16

Are you flying to Cuba soon? Discover the 5 cities to visit at all costs during your trip! The first step will seem predictable to you, but it is unavoidable: Havana. The capital of Cuba, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, seduces visitors with its superb mix of BaroqueRead More →

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Mount Pelee Volcano

2021-02-13

The Caribbean is home to majestic volcanoes. In Martinique, there is Mount Pelée. Its last major eruption took place in 1902. Today, it is considered one of the greatest disasters of the 20th century. According to the latest rough estimates, more than 30,000 people died as a result of theRead More →

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Government House

2021-02-13

This colonial building on Duke Street has been the official residence of the Governor General of the Bahamas since 1801. The bright pink mansion is an excellent example of Bahamian-British colonial architecture. In the middle of its high staircase, a statue of Columbus, discoverer of the islands, presides over theRead More →

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Saint-John Perse Museum

2020-11-29

This museum is located in the Souques-Pagès house, one of the most beautiful colonial homes in Pointe-à-Pitre where the owners of the Darboussier sugar factory once lived. In fact, there is only one other house identical to this one, the Habitation Zévallos in Moule. Surprising by its very worked balconyRead More →

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Schoelcher Library

2020-11-28

Built by Henri Pick, famous 18th century architect. It was built for the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1889, then was transferred by boat to Fort de France. The Schoelcher Library owes its name to Victor Schoelcher who dedicated his life and writings to the fight against slavery. On AprilRead More →

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Saint Louis Cathedral

2020-11-28

Built on rocky foundations, the Church of Saint Louis is one of the few buildings to have resisted the 1839 earthquake that devastated the city. Reconstructed, it is enlarged on the ruins of an old cemetery nearby.In 1850, with the creation of the bishopric, the church became the Saint-Louis CathedralRead More →

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The Nassau Forts

2020-10-20

Fort Charlotte In the city of Nassau, various fortresses were built to protect it from pirates and invaders, such as those of Fort Fincastle and Fort Montagu. One of the largest is Fort Charlotte, built by Governor Lord Dunmore in 1788 and named after the wife of King George III,Read More →

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The cloister

2020-10-20

Located on Paradise Island, the cloister is a 14th century structure built in France by Augustinian monks, imported in the 1920s to the United States by the then Press Baron William Randolph Hearst, and finally moved in the 1960s stone by stone to Nassau. It is one of only fourRead More →