French Antilles: places to see in Martinique

By | 2021-01-29T14:03:27+00:00 January 29th, 2021|

Volcano Mount Pelee An active volcano Mount Pelee (what means "bald mountain" or "peeled mountain") is situated in the North of the island. The road to the volcano through the middle of the island is harsh: narrow and curvy. It gives you a real jungle feeling though. However, if you are prone to movement sickness, better take the [...]

French Antilles: Beaches in Martinique

By | 2021-01-29T11:30:33+00:00 January 8th, 2021|

Martinique The island of Martinique was colonized by France in 1635 and remained a French possession since then (excluding brief periods of foreign occupation). The name “Martinique” is probably an adjustment of the Indian name “Madiana” (“Island of flowers”) or “Madinina” (“Fertile island with rich vegetation”), and the island definitely lives up to its name! [...]