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In the land of croissants and pain au chocolat!

2nd post on the great time we spent on Martinique – Anse d’Arlets to St Pierre.

We were very excited to head north to Martinique’s capital city, Fort-de-France (FDF), to collect my sister who was flying in from Australia. 427 more words

Island Exploration

Martinique - Marin to Anse d'Arlets

Martinique is a “department” of France so it is just like being in France, albeit with a creole flavour! When we first visited supermarkets Leader Price and Carrefour in Marin, I felt like a child in a candy shop! 437 more words

Island Exploration

Bienvenue to the Caribbean

Bonjour les amis! For anyone who doesn’t know where in the world I am, I am currently living on the beautiful island of Martinique in the French Antilles where I teach English.  888 more words


At Martinique’s La Pagerie, the Art of the Hotel Bar

It was crowded in the lobby, with a pulsing biguine beat and a group of vibrant Creole dancers.

When I first arrived at the, bright-white bar at Le Pagerie in Martinique, there was a very entertaining rum tasting going on in the lobby. 232 more words

Metro Caribbean

A Year Abroad in Martinique

The view was quite extraordinary; four and a half thousand feet up and the dense northern jungle rolled down beneath my feet, descending into little clusters of roofs flanked on both sides by crisp lemon-peel beaches and beyond that, the twinkling, emerald sea. 471 more words