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Things to Do in Fort-de-France, Martinique Travel

Originally named Fort Royal, Fort-de-France, is the capital of Martinique and a stop for Carnival cruise passengers. For those who love history, sightseeing or shopping, there’s plenty to do and see. Plus, the cuisine is incredible! The language spoken in Fort-de-France is, as you probably guessed, French, but you can find help in English in most areas.  1 // Shop There are a variety of...

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Fort George Grenada Travel

After arriving in St. George’s, Granada, and a short walk up a hill near the shore, you arrive at a French fort originally built in by the French in 1705. A reasonable fee earns you entry and the views from the old fort are breathtaking. Many of the buildings are currently used by the police, but much of the fort is still open to the...

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The Covered Market in Fort de France, Martinique Travel

The Covered Market, or Spice Market or even Grand March√© in Fort-de-France, Martinique was established in 1886. It is known for its wide variety of spices, and it’s the perfect place to go to find fruits, vegetables, spices, rum, madras fabric or clothes, and local handcrafts. There are several small restaurants located within the market and they offer local cuisine. It was one of these,...

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Scuba Diving a Shipwreck in the Caribbean Travel

Until my first semester of college, I was convinced that I would study marine biology. In fact, it was even why I had chosen the college that I went to for my undergraduate degree. When I auditioned for the music program and received a scholarship, however, I changed my major at the last moment and the plans I had “created” for my life at the...

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