Hotel Atlantis Kourou

Lac Bois Diable, Kourou, 97310, French Guiana | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kourou

Rockets and Convicts...

A travel blog entry by wildkriv on Jul 15, 2014

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... tropical storm tracks and earthquake zones and its low population density. The launch site is the only one in the world this close to the equator, where the earth's spin is significantly faster than further north or south making launches much more energy-efficient. Since 1980 two-thirds of the world's commercial satellites have been launched from French Guiana. Unfortunately, we timed our arrival in Kourou 5 days after the ...

Devils Island.... Not!

A travel blog entry by lottespace on Dec 16, 2013

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... the people live in at that time. The prison was active until 1952. Since we did not stop at Devils Island we have two more days at sea, which should allow the captain to slow the boat, take a different route to avoid the predicted rough seas... Though I'm not sure that is happening! We are on our way to ...

World Cruise 2013

A travel blog entry by nando64 on May 08, 2013

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... cellblock were the prisoners were kept they were very small and had one steel cot in each cell. We took a few photos and went to the Hospital and Chapel that were both in disrepair but workmen were there in the process of refurbishing them. There was also a small hotel that guests could stay on the island with very few amenities and a bargain basement price. The path down led past a children’s cemetery and there were a number of graves, remember ...

Spaced out

A travel blog entry by holident on Mar 19, 2013

... visiting the launch sites we went to the launch control centre. The building is in the middle of the site as is designed to withstand the impact of one of the rockets should they lose control. The centre of the building has concrete walls over 80cm thick. More boring talks; first in French, then repeated in English (for those that hadn't left). The English lecture wasn't so bad as it was a quarter of the time & clearly summed up the key information about ...

Bonjour!

A travel blog entry by holident on Mar 18, 2013

... the campsite with a decked bar & riverside area. The bar area served a great purpose as we were allowed to pitch our tents, without their flysheets, under the cover. Soon after tents were up cook group 3 began dinner & the customary accompanied drinking. It was fairly simple, cooking just rice & heating up chilli con carne tins, but still seemed to take a while. By the time it was ready 1 of our cook group had put themselves to bed, too intoxicated, & ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Lac Bois Diable, Kourou, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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