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MARTINIQUE SLEEPS: Orcéa Résidence & Spa

Address: 51 Domaine de Belfond, St. Anne
Tel: 0696 443385
E-mail: locationorcea@gmail.com

Recently I fancied a break from everyday life so I booked into the Orcéa Résidence & Spa, just a three minute walk away from the blissful beach of Point Marin (think super still waters and bright white sand). 455 more words


MARTINIQUE DRINKS: Le Kano Bar, Lounge and Restaurant

Address: Rue des Bougainvilliers, Anse Mitan, Trois Ilets
Tel: 0596 784033/0696 366550
E-mail:  contact@le-kano.com

It feels only right that my first post has a wine focus because, as you’ll come to learn, wine really is my favourite thing (with the exception of napping and chocolate… but it’s a close call). 440 more words



Address: Plage de Grande Anse, Les Anses d’Arlet
Tel: 0596 483938

Beautiful Grande Anse is another of my absolute favourite spots on the island and I liked it even more when I learnt that it’s the home of piña colada filled pineapples. 237 more words


martinique musings

              Our journey to the airport began far too early,
and our temperaments turned rather surly,
although excitement was also brewing for this trip far afield, 182 more words

Creative Writing

Translator: Anna-Louise Milne | Author: Patrick Chamoiseau | Work: Texaco | Original Language: French | Genre: Fiction

un là gai de combat…

un là gai de combat…

… is what happened some time back in the days before 1848 in Martinique when slave labourers would sally down to the local water pump with their pitchers and bowls. 

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Literary Translation