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You can't get any farther north in Martinique.
Mt. Pele has escaped me for two days...always shrouded in clouds. If I'm climbing four hours each way to a height of 4000ft. I want to see something for my efforts. Maybe next time. I leave here and go to the northwest coast town of St. Pierre and hopefully catch a boat to Dominica. ...
... sugar cane was gold. There are ruins from the 17th century estate where the master gained notoriety by using a lantern to lure ships into wrecking off the coast and then collecting the loot. The hike out to the lighthouse (continuous operation since 1861) with awesome ...
St. Pierre lies at the foot of the Mt. Pelee Volcano, which last erupted on 8th May 1902.
At theat time, St. Pierre had a population of 30,000 nd was known as the Paris of the Caribbean. It was the commercial, cultural and social centre of Martinique.
The volcano apparently gave plenty of warning. Minor rumblings began early in April and before dawn on the 2nd of May a major eruption covered the city with ...
We woke up the following morning to the Frenchman delivering our croissants and baguettes at 0630. We ate them, (except for Becca, she left hers out in the rain and was nearly thrown overboard for it) weighed anchor, and were on our way. These islands are all hundreds of feet deep right to the shoreline so we were able to cruise on by at a stones throw from shore. It made our bikini watching much easier which led to a boost in crew morale. Well that and also our second ...
Any kind of drama in this country would be very much compounded by the fact that my french is basic conversational at best, and the Martiniquens english completely non-existant in most cases. So imagine my terror when I couldn't find my passport anywhere on our second day on the island. By a quick process of elimination I figured I must have lost ...