Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guiana

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Another wet carnival!, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guiana travel blog

Another wet carnival!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Day 64 March 8th continued - After the crazy drive to Saint Laurent du Maroni, I made it in one piece within 3 hours of leaving Cayenne. Tried one hotel, they were full, so went to hotel Star, and stayed in a kind of dormitory style room, but it had a TV ...

Terrific turtles, Awala-Yalimapo, French Guiana travel blog

Terrific turtles

A travel blog entry by holident

... grounds there was also an unused restaurant & a shop selling lots of essentials like carambars, reminding me of year 7 French lessons. Everyone enjoyed an early dinner of fusilli carbonara with vegetables - finally the ingredients were found to have ...

Punishing prison, St Laurent Du Maroni, French Guiana travel blog

Punishing prison

A travel blog entry by holident

... the nests had been disturbed; egg shells spread around the beach. After an hour on the truck we were checking into our hotel in St Laurent. Bags dropped we headed into the town for a spot of lunch. We found a Chinese & enjoyed noodles & rice as ...

Rain, Entrecote and the Guillotine, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guiana travel blog

Rain, Entrecote and the Guillotine

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant


Down the Maroni river is the town built by the French to be the receiving centre for the prisoners transported to French Guiana. The town was built by the prisoners and still retains many of the original buildings which were in use up to ...