Mercure Kourou Ariatel

Address: Avenue de St. Exupery, Kourou, 97310, French Guiana | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Avenue de St. Exupery, Kourou.
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        Travel Blogs from Kourou

        Day 105 Devil's Island

        A travel blog entry by luv2cruise on Apr 28, 2015

        ... Papillon, it would give you an understanding on how bleak this prison was. One famous person to be sent to the prison was Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, who was a political prisoner.

        There are three islands that are in this area and housed prisoners, the worst being Ile St. Joseph. We do not get to explore that island. This is were Capt. Dreyfus was sent. ...

        Hung our to dry!

        A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Apr 28, 2015

        44 photos

        ... every day. No Supreme Court decisions in our history have been violated so widely, so frequently, and for so long.” But what can you expect, Senator Grassley -- really? There was no right to appointed counsel when the Constitution was enacted in 1789. Therefore, those Supreme Court decisions finding such a right in this “sacred” document were a blatant example of judicial activism. The Constitution is not a “living document”. ...

        Rockets and Convicts...

        A travel blog entry by wildkriv on Jul 15, 2014

        12 photos

        On a small peninsula overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Kourou River, this small city of nondescript modern apartment blocks once existed solely to serve the mainland and offshore penal colonies. Now it seems to exist solely to serve the Centre Spatial Guyanais, a satellite construction facility and launch pad that employs thousands of people.

        In 1964 Kourou was chosen due to its close proximity to the equator, its ...

        French Creole Wild Mix

        A travel blog entry by ebzh on May 06, 2014

        43 photos

        Made it! Just on time to go on a long bank holiday weekend along the river with Tib and his crew. It could have been worst looking at the ultimate bus ride, but no, all good. Even arrived the night before, directly thrown into good food, local drinks, nice neighbor atmosphere, all looking like a sweet French life somewhere up South America, Creole style.

        I got lucky from the arrival, hitchiking to reach ...

        Devils Island.... Not!

        A travel blog entry by lottespace on Dec 16, 2013

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        Well, today was Devils Island in French Guiana but the seas were too rough to tender over and explore. The island was used for political prisoners and has a great history. The island has no living quarters and today is set up with a small museum, and walking paths for you to see the quarters and ...