Tag Archives: French West Indies

Carnival in the Guadeloupe Islands

Carnival is part of the Afro-Caribbean heritage. It is a major cultural event on the islands. In 1980, several federations were created in order to structure the carnival organization. The Carnival festivities begin in January, Pointe-à-Pitre and Basse-Terre host most … Continue reading

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WIN A TRIP to the Guadeloupe Islands

Enter for a chance to ‪#‎WIN‬ A TRIP FOR 2 to the Guadeloupe Islands, the ultimate winter getaway to the French ‪#‎Caribbean‬ : bit.ly/Win_Guadeloupe

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Ilet du Gosier – A piece of heaven

You will find this charming islet in front of the Datcha beach in Gosier. You can reach it by taking the shuttle at the end of the pier by Tabarin beach. But you might as well rent a kayak or … Continue reading

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Five cool stuff to do on New Year’s Eve

How about spending the last night of the year in the Guadeloupe Islands ? Here are some tips to help you getting ready for this unique experience : Rent a villa with your family and friends If you prefer to have … Continue reading

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“A Creole Christmas Carol” by Travel writer Nancy Lyon

Nancy Lyon was marked for adventure at 13 when her mother, a bored Indianapolis housewife, took the family station wagon and her four daughters off to Acapulco for the summer with no man, no plan, and no Spanish. Nancy has … Continue reading

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