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Travel Pics Theme: Fort-de-France

This week, our Travel pics series has been F for Fort-de-France.

Our final picture is Fort Royal. You mean Fort Edward? No, Fort Royal. Are you sure it’s not Fort de la Republique? 273 more words

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Travel Pics Theme: Fort-de-France

This week, our Travel pics series is F for Fort de France.

Well, strictly speaking this isn’t Fort-de-France – its the previous capital of Martinique, Saint Pierre. 291 more words

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Travel Pics Theme: Fort-de-France

This week, our Travel pics series is F for Fort-de-France.

We were in Martinique’s main port for just one day – on April 9, 2015 – while on a 25 night cruise from the Dominican Republic. 254 more words

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Travel Pics Theme: Fort-de-France

This week, our Travel pics series is F for Fort-de-France.

The capital of Martinique, in the French West Indies, is not a particularly large city – with only about 165,000 people. 266 more words

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Travel Pics Theme: Fort-de-France

This week, our Travel pics series is F for Fort-de-France.

Today’s image is of Britain’s HMS Severn (P282) tied up alongside the French navy’s Germinal (F735), at Fort Saint Louis, the French naval base in Fort-de-France. 227 more words

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France’s men’s fencing team wins gold with Jean-Michel Lucenay

Libération reports that this weekend in Rio ended in triumph for French fencing with a gold medal in the men’s team epee final, beating Italy (45-31). 285 more words

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Travel Pics Theme: Fort-de-France

This week, our Travel pics series is F for Fort de France.

And for Tuesday, it’s the Sacré-Coeur de la Balata.

This is like a one-fifth miniature version of the Sacred Heart Basilica in Montmarte, and construction was proposed, perhaps not coincidentally, in the same year as its larger namesake was completed. 88 more words

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